Ikeja Local Government

Advocacy visit by CS-SUNM to Commissioner of Ministry of Economic,Budget and Planning to improve Nutrition

Sensitization on Vertical Farming in collaboration with Lagos State Min of Local Gov

Town Hall Meeting Alimosho LGA








From left to right Dr Utchay Ralph-Opara(Alive&Thrive -Team Lead,Lagos). Mrs Olubunmi Braheem-(State Nutrition Officer-Lagos State Ministry of Health), Ebere Okey-Onyema-(Executive Director,Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative,(HELWEI) & Dr O.Bakare-(Consultant -LASUTH), Dr M.Akinyinka-(Consultant-LASUTH/Coordinator) - Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition(CS-SUNN),Dr Peter (MOH -Alimosho LGA).


HELWEI @CHEF Camp organized by CHAKIKI Lagos


HELWEI @CHEF Camp organized by CHAKIKI Lagos for kids aged 12-16, sharing on the need to make healthy food choices and eat nutrient dense foods such as bio-fortified foods, illustrated with OFSP.


HELWEI celebrates World Health Day

In the 75th celebration of World Health Day, Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative (HELWEI)‘s mission to see “a society where citizens enjoy optimal nutrition…” reiterates itself. This year’s theme: “Health For All,” advocates for equal and fair access to good health delivery for all men, women and children, including persons with disabilities. Click to listen to the Executive Director, Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative, Ebere Okey-Onyema (Executive Director, Healthy Living and Women Empowerment Initiative),  speak to Metro 97.7 FM

HELWEI was among the 11 CBOs

HELWEI was among the 11 CBOs that were visited by the Global Affairs Canada and Action Aid Nigeria delegation team to Lagos. HELWEI is one of the implementing CBO partners in collaboration with WRAHP under the Women Voices and Leadership Nigeria (WVL -N ) Project. Our focus is on training and capacity building for female farmers and women-led small scale- businesses in Egbe/ Idimu LCDA Alimosho LGA

 HELWEI/ WVL Farmers Training




Her Chickens no more die! Learning at HELWEI/ WVL Farmers Training made a difference. Healthy Chickens @Fasoo Enterprise: 08022941507 🙏🙏Wrahp#AAN#GA


Promoting Empowerment of Women

It was an amazing season as HELWEI strived towards sustainable community development in Alimosho Community, Lagos State. The project, held on the 18th and 19th of October 2022, was aimed at contributing to gender equality and equity, and the social inclusion of women and persons living with disabilities. This was done by raising Change Agents among women and building their capacities as leaders to advocate and participate in community development initiatives.   Read more



About Us

Healthy Living & Women Empowerment Initiative (HELWEI) is a national, non-governmental, non-profit organization that is committed to the improvement of children and women’s livelihood; the promotion of general health and wellbeing through nutrition, and a positive lifestyle.

This we seek to do through the provision of opportunities for knowledge sharing, skill acquisition, health advice, and information.


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+234 (0) 813 010 0850

July 2024