Temitope andre Akinnawonu is the founder of T.AK kids factories which enables children to learn through fun she is a lawyer by profession and has her core values or objectives of delivering her best to her customers. Enjoy the read as Ediale Kingsley interviews
Your Project/ Business/ Services/ Product:
Kindly tell us your full names and the name of your Project/ Business/ Services/ Product.
Temitope Andre-Akinnawonu,and We are T. AK for Kidzs Factoriere aka TAK Games.
What is your Project/ Business/ Services/ Product about?
We are a fun, game and learning company into the rentals of fun and sport games, arts, crafts, sip & paint, children’s mobile library and minders for children for all events such as kiddies parties, hangouts, showers, meet and greets, office parties and launches.
Tell us more about your background and what prepared you for this vision and mission
Am a lawyer by training. I did just a year of legal practice before crossing over to the banking sector, gaining 15years experience across 3 banks. Having worked in retail banking with focus on relationship management through assets creation, liability generation amongst others, my experience there especially as a branch manager prepared me in people’s management and expectations and customer acquisition.
All these prepared me to launch into learning and development through fun with games and crafts.
Sell Your Project/ Business/ Services/ Product.
We don’t just believe in having fun and making noise, we stand on fun with learning. You can have an event that will push you to think, strategies, develop skills whilst having fun. We believe in starting early through the kids, whilst the adults are also not left out.
Team spirit, bonding, knowledge acquisition, life skills, fun learning are part of our goals while learning.
Your Personal Brand:
What do you do and what stands you out from others doing these same thing (s)?
We do Fun, learning, skills which stands us out from just Fun.
Who are the people that needs to patronize you?
The people who needs to patronise us are individuals, parents, schools, organisations, religious organisations, events planners. Its an open list.
What are your core values?
Our core values are: Love, Respect, Intergrity, Responsibility and Sportsmanship
What’s your ultimate career goal or goals?
My ultimate career goal is to be a leader in this industry with a formidable and reliable team.
Tell us about your support system?
My supports system is my family, my inner circle of friends turned sisters from within my business support group Mums in Business. They have all held my hands in this journey.
What makes you happy and keeps you going?
Every one am sure will say organising and planning an event, cooking, activity makes me happy. My kids being happy and me fulfilling purpose keeps me going.
What’s your superpower – that thing you do better than anyone else?
Not stopping till I achieve that goal is my strength.
What’s the best way people can get in touch with you?
I can be reached on 08133122550
Why do you do these awesome things you do?
To put a smile o peoples faces makes me do these things
What prepared you yesterday for today’s challenges?
My husband passing on in my mid 30s threw me up early, Having to stand and navigate new terrains, manning up yesterday, gave me strength, directions and focus for today.
A word for people who want to be like you.
Be focused and have the mentality to reach all your goals