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Meet Sade

Sade Banks  Founder & CEO   The story of your name  My mum named me after her favourite singer, Sade who was the musical backdrop to her relationship with my dad. My name means ‘honor bestows the crown’ and if you were pronouncing it correctly, as it’s intended in Nigeria, you would say ‘sha-day’ (which I […]

Meet Shoomi

Shoomi Chowdhury Director of Programmes The story of your name  Shoomi is Bengali in origin and in keeping with tradition, my parents did what many Bangladeshi families do; rhyme the names of their children. I’ve never known what my name means but it was meant to follow my older sister’s name, Shooma, which means ‘good […]

Meet Titilola

Titilola Dawudu Company Director The story of your name  Titi, means ‘forever’ and Lola means ‘wealth’. Names from the Yoruba tribe are usually centred around God, prosperity and/or the order of your birth! Your role & what it means on a day-to-day basis As Company Director I support the present, ongoing work but more specifically, […]