Who We Are

We are a faith-based NGO in Nigeria, working in the field of health and development working to improve the plight of African women, children and youths.

Our Story

DOHAL is is the social development arm of Sword of the Spirit Ministries, founded by Bishop Fransis Wale Oke AND was established out of the concern on the increasing rate of untimely death due to the preventable infections among the populace particularly among the youth. On October 28, 2003, DOHAL was established in honor of the founder’s daughter, Dorcas Oke, an engineering undergraduate who lost her life as a result of typhoid fever infection. DOHAL was established in her  memory with the sole purpose of reaching of reaching out to African children, youth and women to prevent untimely death, emancipate, educate and empower them.


Our Vision

To be an efficient, focused and ethical organization contributing to the prevention of untimely death among youth, children and women in Nigeria and African society at large.

Our Mission

To improve the total quality of life of individuals particularly youth, through information, education and counselling on preventable health concerns and empowerment programmes delivered in an integrated and sustainable approach.


Our Founders

Bishop Francis Wale Oke is the President and founder of The Sword of The Spirit Ministries International with the Headquarters located in Ibadan City, Oyo State, Nigeria.  For over thirty years he has conducted mass crusades all over Nigeria with crowds of hundreds of thousand people in a single service. In 1989 after ten years of itinerary work all over Nigeria and various parts of the world, Francis Wale Oke founded the Christ Life Church which has grown exponentially having over two hundred branches located all over Nigeria. He is married to Rev. Victoria and they are blessed with children.

Foundation Day

Our foundation day program is healed yearly and over the years have brought prominent speakers. We intimate all our stakeholders on our activities for the past year, delivering our impact report while also discussing on various topics on how to improve the plight of African, women and youths. Over the years, some of our guest speakers have included: Chief Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR, Aare Afe Babalola SAN amongst others.