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Mamalette Champions Recognised at Mamalette Live! 2018

It was an awesome time for Mamalette Champions at Mamalette Live! 2018.

This year, the spotlight was placed on the impact of the Mamalette Champions programme that started in 2017. This program was born out of the need to extend information and support on pregnancy and childcare to grassroot women who have little to no access to pertinent information on maternal and infant health.

In 2017, 1,828 women for all over Nigeria applied to be a part of the programme. These women were screened to prove that they had practiced positive health behaviours, had strong networks in their communities and understood the importance that health information and peer-to-peer support plays in helping to reduce the preventable causes of maternal and infant mortality 70 women were trained across Lagos, Abeokuta, and Ibadan to be health champions in their communities.

At the training, these women were empowered with the necessary tools to provide support and information to women in their communities. The implementation of the project was demanding and challenging for many of these women as they worked hard to get women in their community to commit to being a part of the program. .

Quiet and shy women were emboldened to be strong and firm champions. This was clearly displayed when some Champions were selected to moderate panel discussions Mamalette Live! 2018.  In the words of Champion  Anthonia Ikhide of Oworo Cell group “…After the training one has to establish a Motherhood Cell Group in  the community & being someone who is not outspoken,  I didn’t believe I would  be among the Champions that can open a Motherhood Cell Group in my community that is really making impact in the life of women,  children & families”.

Evidence of this transformation was displayed at the Mamalette Live 2018 event were champions took the centre stage as moderators and speakers.

The first-panel session ‘A Season For Motherhood: Role Of Family Planning In Improving Maternal Health’ was moderated by champion Reje Onuh; second session ‘Nutrition: Maternal and Early Years’ was moderated by Champion Ijeoma Thomas-Odia. Another Mamalette Champion, Yemisi Onaopemipo moderated the third session “Correcting Myths and Misconceptions on Maternal Health’. At the fifth session, the speakers were all Mamalette Champions and included Juliana Okebalama, Ogunbowale Christiana, Adesina Titilayo, Oluchi Anumni, Ekpenyong Olamide who spoke on the topic ‘Building Healthy Communities: Mamalette Champions Success Stories.’

These remarkable and dogged champions against all odds have gone on to establish 35 cell groups and have touched the lives of over 2000 women in their communities. These efforts were commended at the Mamalette Live 2018 as awards and certificates were given to distinguished Champions.  Adenike Lasisi of Iju ishaga cell group got the best ‘Mamalette Champion Of The Year’, Adesina Titiilayo of Olomi cell group, Ibadan got the first runner-up, Oluchi Anumni of Lawanson cell group got the second runner-up and Anthonia Ikhide of Oworo cell group got the third runner-up. Other Mamalette Champions also received certificates for their exemplary work in 2018.

We can’t wait to see what these amazing women get up to in 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 Reasons Why You Should Attend Mamalette Live!

Are you wondering whether or not to attend Mamalette Live! 2016? Here are 10 reasons I’m sure would convince you to attend this awesome event.

1.BE PART OF SOMETHING GREAT

Mamalette Live! is the largest event for moms and moms-to-be in Nigeria. It extends the support and services we provide online into a rich physical experience, and includes topics like; Financial Literacy for Wives & Mothers, Balancing Motherhood and Career, How To Have A Healthy Pregnancy and Birth Experience, Family Planning and Birth Control & Love, Sex and Marriage etc. By attending, you would be part of an exciting and informative event that informs, educates, and entertains women. Check out our website to learn more about this event.

2. BE INSPIRED

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Listen to words of wisdom and advise from over 30 experts as they answer some of the most frequently asked questions by Nigerian women about parenting, childbirth, pregnancy, infant care, financial literacy, motherhood and career etc.

3. BE EDUCATED

Do you have questions that you need answers to about pregnancy, parenting, family planning or birth control? Come to Mamalette Live! and learn the basics you need to know about the various topics we have lined up.

4. BE EMPOWERED

Attend our ‘Financial Literacy for Wives & Mothers’ session and find out how to run your own business, save, budget and manage your personal and household finances. You will also listen to other women share their experiences on how they have been able to balance motherhood and career. Learn from those who have made it work for them, so you can make it work for you.

5. BE CONNECTED

Network with moms and moms-to-be, make friends, expand your circle, make new relationships and make new connections.

6. COLLECT LOADS OF FREEBIES

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Who doesn’t like free things? All attendees can avail of any of the following free medical screening, massages, pregnancy drop-in clinic, raffles and goodie bags that contains gifts and prizes from our sponsors.

7. LEARN ABOUT NEW PRODUCTS

Have you ever wondered about the right brands to use for your family? Attend our event, visit our exhibition stands and explore the many opportunities of tested and trusted brands to use for yourself and your family. Because Mamalette believes in credibility, only the best of brands would be featured at our exhibition ground.

8. HAVE FUN WITHOUT THE KIDS

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Kids can be a handful sometimes but we can’t do without them, Mamalette knows this and that’s why we have partnered with a well-known childcare provider to take care of all babies and children in attendance so mothers don’t have to worry and they can enjoy all the sessions.

9. ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE WITH OTHERS

It’s not all suits and seriousness at Mamalette Live! Come along to have fun with your girlfriends, colleagues and relations at the event and have a fun time with other moms and families.

10. ADMISSION IS FREE

Yes! This event is a free! You are not required to make any form of payment just your presence and active participation. Because the event is a free one, numbers always fill up fast.

Register now at www.mamalette.com/live.

 

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