About Daughters of Africa Intl., Inc.
"Leaders in Women's Empowerment"
A hand ful of very resourceful and committed ladies met 13 years ago to set up a means of empowering women like themselves. Learn more...
Dedicated to empowering women firstly in our immediate environment, in Africa and elsewhere, secondly, we take the overall sustainability of our projects as an evaluation of our success. Learn more...
Our leaders through the years have been leaders committed to bringing empowerment and sustained change to women in Saskatchewan and in Africa. We have had six Presidents in the 13 years of our existence. The first President is Rebecca Otitoju, 1997-99. Next came Grace Ngoka 1999-2001. The third president is May Buwembo who took over from Grace in the fall of 2001-2003. Alero Jarikre became president in 2003 and stayed for two terms until 2007. Christine Lwanga took over from Alero in 2007 but had to leave to pursue a Ph D in Winnipeg only a year and a half into her term of office. Alero Jarikre agreed to act as president until the next election. Learn more...
Since it's creation Daughters of Africa International incorporated has been focused on empowering and improving the lives of women... and we are always delighted when our work is recognised by our peers. Learn more...
The need to be accountable in our mandate to reach out to more and more women to empower them for a meaningful life in whatever socio-economic circumstances they may find themselves has led us on a long search for a model of Corporate Governance that is best suited to our diversity as a people yet be within the bounds of laid down governance rules. Learn more...
In working with the issues that we considered central to the development and empowerment of women both here in Canada and in Africa, we identified several routes through which the desired changes are to be delivered;
• In our role of empowering women,we have recorded some of the more poignant moments as videos for posterity. Take a look...
• We have also recorded many more memorable moments in still pictures. Take a peek...