EPISODE 1: Welcome to “The Promise of Africa”


Welcome to the promise of Africa podcast. We are very excited to have you join us as we embark on a journey to learn more about the beauty, culture and people of the different countries in Africa.

In this episode, Dr Fatu and Dr Lola share with us their different experiences growing up in Sierra Leone and Nigeria, and their experiences as African immigrants in America. Their desire to share the beauty of Africa with the world led to the creation of the Promise of Africa community and podcast.



Meet Dr. Fatu & Dr. Lola

Dr. Fatu: Dr. Fatu grew up in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and moved to the US as a teenager, to pursue her dream of being a Doctor. Today She is an obstetrician-gynecologist, writer, and philanthropist who currently lives between Atlanta, Georgia, and Freetown, Sierra Leone, with her husband and four children

Dr. Lola: Dr. Lola is a Nigerian American who spent her early childhood in Lagos, Nigeria before moving to Atlanta with her family during her middle school years. Dr. Lola is a pediatric cardiologist who currently lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband and three children.

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