19 Jul
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SAMI COLLABORATES TO EDUCATE MAKOKO COMMUNITY DESPITE DOWNPOUR

As part of efforts to educate the society especially the disadvantaged community on issues dealing with health and sickle cell disorder, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management initiative in collaboration with CrimsonBow Sickle cell Initiative, Nirvana Initiative and Kindle Africa Initiative organised an awareness outreach. And so it was despite the heavy downpour that heralded the […]

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19 Jul
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RED UMBRELLA WALK

June 19 is the World sickle cell day and it is celebrated all over the world in various unique ways. Nigeria has developed the tradition of having a walk to commemorate the day and to raise awareness for the Sickle Cell Disorder and celebrate milestones crossed, the walk is called “Red Umbrella Walk”. The theme […]

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15 Jun
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SAMI AND THE COALITION OF NGOS COMMEMORATE WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY

SAMI AND THE COALITION OF NGOS COMMEMORATE 2018 WORLD SICKLE CELL AWARENESS DAY WITH CHARITY WALK As part of efforts to deepen the awareness for sickle cell disorder, the Sickle Cell Advocacy Management Initiative (SAMI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and the coalition of  NGOs in Lagos joined the rest of the world to mark this […]

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30 Apr
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RUNWAY JAZZ HONOURS SAMI

Runway Jazz, an event that brings music and fashion to the same stage honoured Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative among others with the 2017 Runway Jazz Humanitarian Award in the Not for Profit Category. Receiving the award from the Wife of The Vice President together with a representative from UNESCO, our Founder and Executive […]

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13 Apr
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Bake N Grill (charity Fair)

Just few hours to our B&G annual charity fair and as we create awareness, network, and fun holding on Sat, 26th May 2018 @ the pancake hub, 17 Jibowu St, Yaba, Lagos. Time 10am We have put together the best of cakes & desert, BBQ, sharwarma, asun etc under one roof where you can also […]

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05 Apr
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SAMI HELD SKILL ACQUISITION 2018

The free skill acquisition training organised by Club Still Standing (CSS) in conjunction with Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) was held last week 27th-29th March 2018 There were various skills from Makeup, Soap and Air Freshener, Photography, etc. So, here are the end products of our free skills acquisition for the Air Freasher, […]

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07 Mar
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The Power of Storytelling: Social Media Week Lagos 2018

SAMI co-hosted a Social Media Week Lagos Panel Titled Whats’s Your story ? The Power of Storytelling to Drive Social Change on the 27th of February 2018 which was held at Landmark Event Center Oniru.   Panelists for the discussion included Toyin Adesola, Founder and Executive Director of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI); DRASA’s […]

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22 Jan
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XTRA CARE Resumes for the year

First XTRA CARE FOR THE YEAR 2018 WAS HELD JANUARY 20th. It was aimed at kids and teen (0-16) years… here are some of the glimpse of the images taken during the clinic.  

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15 Jan
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SAMI RESUMES FOR THE YEAR

The year started with us having a 2 day2 Retreat and Strategic Session, in which Dr. Akin (Critical Thinking), Coach TrippleA (Goal Setting), Mr. Alfred (Business Strategy) and Mr. Akinrinade (Work Eithics). May this New Year bring fourth many such rewarding moments for us to share.  

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13 Nov
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SICKLE CELL WELLNESS: HEALTHY LIVING OR LIVING HEALTHY

Health may mean different things but the World Health organization has defined Health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. According to a quote by James H. Wes “It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;…and not today’s pain […]

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