The Arise Walk for Life, which leads to the 10th edition of the Arise Women Conference, took place Saturday with the Convener of Arise Women, Pastor Siju Iluyomade, DJ Cuppy, Daniel Amokachi, Adebola Williams, DJ Xclusive, Chigurl, Monalisa Chinda, DJ Jimmy Jatt, and others in attendance.
The 7km walk which is aimed at promoting healthy living among Lagos residents kicked off at 7am at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island. Attendees took part in other wellness activities including dancing competitions, exercises, and more, creating a fun and experiential atmosphere.
“This year’s edition of Arise Walk for Life is a big success as many people came out to support the movement. We are especially excited about the turn out as it surpassed our expectations,” said Pastor Iluyomade.
“As we all know, the Arise Walk for Life is aimed at advocating healthy living as well as fitness and wellness. We are determined to continually encourage women on the essence of life improvement,” she stressed.
About Arise Women Conference
Arise Women is a faith-based non-governmental organization committed to accelerating nation building through the empowerment of women in the society and has impacted, inspired and encouraged over 15,000 women to achieve their God given potentials, by the words and teachings of carefully chosen and proven speakers.
In the last 7 years, Arise has established 3 mobile clinics to bring primary health care to neglected communities, medical needs for over 15,000 women in different areas.
Through partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, ARISE has been able to train many women in various skills like fashion designing, hat making, soap making, hair dressing and so on.
With their school health initiative, ARISE will be de-worming Five Thousand pupils in Lagos state owned schools, 30 free Dialysis Sessions in partnership with Healing Stripes Hospital and Arise free Women’s Clinic twice every month.
ARISE through its conference has hosted speakers from across the world such as Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, Mama Trice Shombusho, from Tanzania and Reverend Mrs Obii Pax-Harry from the UK.