Vlisco group designs, produces and distributes fashion fabrics for the West and Central African market. Founded in Helmond, The Netherlands, in 1846.
The success of Vlisco Women’s Month in previous years motivated the brand to continue the celebration of inspiring women of West and Central Africa during the whole month of March. This year’s theme is LIVE THE DREAM, a tribute to women who have the courage to turn their dreams into reality, despite the challenges they face in their daily lives.
Vlisco nominated three women in Nigeria for Vlisco Women’s Month Awards 2015. The honourees include: Mrs Itoro Eze-Anaba, the founder of Mirabel Centre, a foundation set up to provide rehabilitation for rape victims. Mrs Dotun Akande, the founder and proprietress of Patrick Speech and Languages Centre, is centre for children living with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other related developmental challenges the first of its kind in Nigeria. Miss Tolulope Sangosanya, who is an energetic award winner of the Future Award for Best Use of Advocacy on her philanthropic works with children.
The winner, who became a Vlisco brand ambassador for 2015 was revealed during the Vlisco Women’s Month Award Night held on the 26th of April at the Federal Palace hotel Victoria Island, in Lagos and our dear MRS. AKANDE has been honour the Ambassador of VLISCO WOMEN’S AWARD 2015. We are delighted to have PSLC at the forefront of Autism Awareness.