Friday, 23 June 2017

Have You failed? Try Again! - Adedolapo Osuntuyi (Founder, Dolly Children Foundation)

Adedolapo Osuntuyi  (Founder, Dolly Children Foundation)

Have you ever had a period in your life when you felt like you were trapped in your own body? There was so much going on at the same time and it appeared there was no way of escape and you just wanted to vanish from this world?

Our guest on today's episode has once felt like that.

Today's episode of Lead Your Life Series features the story of how Adedolapo Osuntuyi who at one time in her life was at the verge of committing suicide became a super woman. Today, she is helping to improve the quality of living of vulnerable children in rural communities through education.

Lead Your Life Series, is a special edition of Lead Your Life Podcast. We share real life experiences of how personal struggles and seeming setbacks were turned into phenomenal stories of hope and grace.

About Adedolapo Osuntuyi

Adedolapo Osuntuyi  (Founder, Dolly Children Foundation)

Adedolapo is a young woman with keen interest in promoting quality education in community primary schools in Nigeria. 

Dolapo graduated from the prestigious University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom with a Masters Degree in Child Health & Social Care. She obtained an Africa – America Institute Scholarsip to study Social Sector Management Course at the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan – Atlantic University (Lagos Business School). 

She has gained experience in child protection, early childhood and community development programs. 

Adedolapo is the founder of Dolly Children Foundation, a non - governmental organization which focuses on improving the plight of the less privileged children in Nigeria through Education; emphasis on quality education for all. 

Over 5000 children in 22 communities has benefitted through various interventions of the organization. 

She is currently a cohort 2 participant of the Young African Leaders Initiative, West Africa Regional Centre, a US Government Initiative. 

Dolapo enjoys learning and researching.

Adedolapo would be telling us about her struggles, What were her redefining moments, the two most important steps she took differently, what were the aftermath, and what lessons she would like you to take away from her story.




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