Interview with Taiwo Adesoba

This is Episode 10 of the Charity Connect Podcast. Joining us today on this Podcast Interview is Taiwo Adesoba, the Founder of Global Youth Coalition Against Cancer – GYCC. On this episode, Taiwo talks on how he started his NGO, Challenges faced and how he overcame, what is cancer and ways to prevent cancer. He also talked about how he started his life journey knowing what he wanted to do from age 16. He further talked on channels to get funds for your NGO apart from getting them from family and friends. Click on the play button to listen straight away.

Listen to @Tai_Soba talks on his #NGO Click To Tweet

Taiwo Adesoba Profile

Taiwo is a public health professional from Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from the University of Ado Ekiti (now Ekiti State University, Nigeria) and has attended advanced training on Development Evaluation in different countries. He is a member of African Evaluation Association (AfrEA), Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN), International Society for Urban Health (ISUH), and the Institute of Strategic Management, Nigeria (ISMN).

What to expect on today’s episode

  • What motivated Taiwo to starting Cancer Awareness Campaign
  • What Cancer is
  • What is Cervical Cancer and how it is contracted
  • Ways to Prevent Cancer
  • How he got to have the idea of what he is doing now even at age 16
  • How to register and present your papers in international conferences (His first conference was in Ghana)
  • Tawio’s most embarrassing moment in life
  • How his undergraduate seminar presentation on Ebola helped during the last ebola outbreak in Nigeria
  • What Global Youth Coalition Against Cancer is about
  • The past projects of Global Youth Coalition Against Cancer in Nigeria and other countries
  • The Use of Social Media in Cancer Awareness and how
  • Taiwo Adesoba also talks on GYCC’s quarterly tweet chat
  • You would learn about Taiwo’s Centre for Knowledge, Learning and Evaluation
  • How a busy Taiwo balances his activities, carrier, relationship, etc
  • The major challenge of Taiwo Adesoba when he started his NGO
  • How to source for fund apart from family and friends
  • His advice for the youths and listeners
  • How to connect with Taiwo Adesoba on facebook, twitter and blog
  • and finally, Taiwo’s take on Charity Connect Podcast

LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

Tawio Adesoba Facebook

Taiwo Adesoba twitter

Taiwo Adesoba LinkedIn

Tawio Adesoba Blog

The Link to the post on his blog where he talks about Being a Man of Conviction

Global Youth Coalition Against Cancer Facebook Page

Global Youth Coalition Against Cancer Blog

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