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Toyin Adesola

Sickle Cell Advocacy & MGT Initiative
Executive Director
Toyin Adesola is a certified health coach, author, non-profit manager, entrepreneur, speaker and sickle cell warrior. A chronic wellness coaching and health advocate and the is the founder of The Better You Better Me Wellness Network which helps people with chronic illnesses or any disability and their caregivers take control of their health and sanity so they live a more productive life.She is the Executive Director and Founder of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative a nongovernmental organisation focusing on helping people with sickle cell and their families, live healthy, happy and productive lives She also runs a DAZZLEBERRY Enterprise a healthy food, drink and wellness company. She has authored two books- Still Standing and The Misadventures of Oga & Madam A.S, and is an alumnus of Enterprise Development Centre, Pan Atlantic University and Vital Voices Fellow, a US-based social entrepreneurial fellowship for women.Toyin with her inspiring story has been on various television shows including New Dawn with Funmi Iyanda, Seriously speaking with Adesuwa Onyeuke, Channels TV Book Club, Moments with Mo, as well as a number of radio programmes and the print media, telling her story and spreading the issues of Sickle Cell Anaemia Disorder. Having been invited to speak and share her knowledge at churches, seminars, schools and seminars on a number of topics from purpose, wellness, impact, productivity and non-profit management.Living with a physical disability and a chronic illness like Sickle Cell Anaemia Disorder for over 5 decades she too understands the importance of physical and emotional health I and the power of using your story to not only create change but help in achieving one's dreams and desire.You can contact her on her social media handles @iamtoyinadesola on Facebook, Instagram and TwitterAbout Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMISickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative is a non-governmental organization established in 2008 and registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission Incorporated Trustees Act vision is to build a society where Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) is reduced and people with sickle cell as well as their families are able to lead healthy, positive and productive livesInitiated by Ms Toyin Adesola due to her challenges living with sickle cell disorder, SAMI aim is to empower and improve the lives of people, especially with sickle cell disorder through strategic partnership via education, empowerment, creating awareness, and providing support. We provide support and awareness through its XTRA CARE monthly free clinic for people with sickle cell, Touch a Cell School project and Club Still Standing - a youth arm for people living with sickle cell disorder. Social Media @samiupdate