Welcome to the Promise of Africa

Sharing the beauty, culture, countries and hidden gems of this great continent


Meet Dr Fatu & Dr Lola

The Promise of Africa community was founded by Dr. Fatu and Dr. Lola to help share the beauty and culture of the different countries in Africa, with people living in Africa and with people around the world. Dr. Fatu is Sierra Leonean-American and Dr. Lola is Nigerian-American.

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Meet Dr Fatu

Dr. Fatu grew up in Freetown, Sierra Leone and moved to the US as a teenager. She is an obstetrician-gynecologist, writer and philanthropist who currently lives between Atlanta, Georgia and Freetown, Sierra Leone, with her husband and four children. She has worked in many countries around the world and is an international expert on maternal mortality reduction and other reproductive and maternal health issues.
Dr. Fatu is a passionate advocate for the reproductive health of young women, the author of the book “From your doctor to you. What every teenage girl should know about her body, sex, STDs and contraception”, and the creator of the Puberty Party online courses. She is also the author of the bestselling Puppy Princess Sheba children’s book series. Dr. Fatu is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the non-profit Mama-Pikin Foundation, which works to improve the health of women, children, and families in Sierra Leone, and has been featured on CNN International for her work improving the health of women and children.

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Meet Dr Lola

Dr. Lola Day is a Nigerian American who spent her early childhood in Lagos, Nigeria prior to moving to Atlanta with her family during her middle school years. She is a proud Georgia peach but currently lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband and three children.

In addition to co-founding “The Promise of Africa”, Dr. Lola Day is also a pediatric and fetal cardiologist, host and creator of LollieTasking w/ Dr. Lola Day podcast, and CEO of LollieTasking, a productivity + work-life strategy consultancy for professional women and entrepreneurs.

Through the LollieTasking platform she has hosted, taught courses, and coached many female professionals and entrepreneurs. However, what she is most proud of is starting her community, productive mompreneur, a high performance and growth club for busy multitalented moms. This was started due to her passion for teaching busy multitalented mothers who want to be at the table and also be present at home. In this community, the women network with like-minded women, and learn how to execute their big plans efficiently, so they can achieve their dreams without feeling overwhelmed. She believes It’s not enough to be a businesswoman, it’s time to get you to become a “Productive Mompreneur” who is ambitious and productive in her business or professional life while being the mommy in chief! This is when we are truly fulfilled

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