Oluwatoyin Onabanjo

Oluwatoyin Onigbanjo is an award-winning child nutrition advocate and the Founder of August Secrets, a fast-growing innovative child nutrition company based in Nigeria. The company is on a mission to reduce the rate of malnutrition among African children by providing traditional, tasty, and natural cereals. Oluwatoyin is a children’s recipe developer, author, family enthusiast, and a gender and growth advocate for women.

Oluwatoyin is the recipient of several awards, including the prestigious Graca Machel Gender Lens Award, which recognizes her innovative strides in child nutrition and women empowerment in West Africa. She is the author of the August Secrets Meal Plan, arguably the best-selling recipe book for children in West Africa. Through her company, August Secrets, she has been able to feed thousands of children with the cereals manufactured by the organization.

Jaden’s Meals, the foremost product of August Secrets, are African-inspired, natural cereals for children. These cereals have been sold in more than 300 stores within Nigeria, Ghana, and Canada, reflecting the company’s growing reach and impact in addressing childhood malnutrition.

Job: Founder/CEO, August Secrets
Location: Nigeria
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