About YeyeOsun

asase Ye DuruYeyeOsun Institute of Sacred Balance & Humanity4Water Awards is dedicated to preserving, sustaining and protecting the ancient spirit of our waterways and earth. We are deeply inspired by the West African Water Mother Osun who symbolizes the birth and maintenance of a noble compassionate beautiful earth and waters. Through awareness raising, sharing wisdom from the waters and indigenous green practices, international collaborations of leaders around the world, implementation of innovative sustainable solutions YeyeOsun ignites the dynamic spirit of activism within each individual to be the change they wish to see. Yeye Osun was founded by prominent eco conscious spiritual leaders Yeye Omileye Achikeobi-Lewis and Chief Olu Derrick Lewis. Both are the founders of the Humanity4Water Awards, the international prayer and action network for the waters WaterSongline (also co-founded by Ann Rosencranz, Bob Boyll of the Center of Sacred Studies and supported by the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers). They are also amongst the co-founders of UNICEF Interfaith WASH Alliance.The YeyeOsun symbol is the royal Adinkra symbol from Ghana which called Asase Ye Duru which means “the Earth has weight”. It is a symbol of providence and the divinity of Mother Earth and it  represents the importance of the Earth in sustaining life.