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Transforming the lives of everyone living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Nigeria
          We advocate for quality healthcare for all
We increase public awareness and education
We promote primary prevention through Folic Acid awareness
We ensure families are not alone with our community

We Collaborate with Professionals for quality Treatment for Members


We Advocate for inclusive Education

Welcome to Festus Fajemilo Foundation.

We welcome you to join us in our mission to making sure that everyone living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Nigeria live a quality life through equal rights & access to available & affordable health care services.

We also value your support even as we promote primary prevention of these medical issues in our environment.

Take few seconds to navigate through the pages and know more about us.

Thank you.

Upcoming Event

OAUTHC (Ile - Ife) Support Group Meeting



Date: Monday 19th March 2018

Venue: Neurosurgery Clinic, Phase IV, Ife hospital Unit,  Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital  Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, Osun State

Time: 10am – 1pm

Type: Paediatric & Adolescent

Lecture: Hydrocephalus & Seizures

Other Activities: Knowledge & experience sharing, meeting the experts, counseling, meet other families with the same challenges, form lasting friendships with other families, children corner.



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Bladder & Bowel incontinence could be devasting for those living with spina bifida as they find it difficult to carry out their daily activities. This has consequent negative effects on their health, education and social living. Festus Fajemilo Foundation with the support of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Information Networking Equality (Shine) the United Kingdom and International Federation for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus, Belgium with a grant from Wales for Africa Hub organized 2 – day training for health workers in Nigeria from 2nd – 3rd October 2017. The health workers came from four teaching hospitals which include Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), University College Hospital (UCH, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).

The project aims to reduce mortality rates in children with spina bifida in Lagos State, Nigeria through improved knowledge and management of continence issues. See more photos of the events here:https://www.flickr.com/photos/132765900@N06/albums/72157686000783052

Who We Are

Our Mission

To provide information, services and advocacy to ensure that people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus (SBH) have equal rights and access to good healthcare in Nigeria

Our Vision

A Nigeria where everyone who has spina bifida or hydrocephalus can access quality healthcare and support.

Our Core Values


We provide holistic support to our members which includes health, education, livelihood, social and empowerment.


We believe all human beings are created equally irrespective of age, gender, religion, race and socio-cultural background.

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