The first phase of the Women of Rubies sensitisation workshop tagged “Empowering grassroots women and giving them a voice” kicked off on 26th of August 2016 at the Alimosho LGA Akoonjo, Lagos by 10a.m. Women came out enmasse from different spheres of the community to be part of the successful workshop. The women were not only sensitised on the need to be empowered but also encouraged to save towards the future of their Children by the Keynote speaker ;Chinyere Anokwuru of Self-worth Organisation for women, while the Sole Administrator of the Local Government ;Hon. Ganiu Quadri encouraged them to attend more of such programmes to be enlightened and have a voice in the society.
According to the Founding Editor; Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye ; the workshop was an impactful learning experience for women in the grassroots and addressed issues that affect them.
The next workshop will be held on the 7th of September 2016 at the Eleganza Sport Centre , close to Sura Market by 10am.