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

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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.

Events/Projects

Breaking All Barriers (BAB) Project

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SEXUALITY EDUCATION OF YOUNG PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES- Raising Awareness of their Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights & Challenges. BAB is funded by VOICE in Nigeria. VOICE is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and the managing Consortium of OXFAM NOVIB/HIVOS.

This Eighteen-month project (Sept. 2017 – Feb. 2019) was designed by Festus Fajemilo Foundation in collaboration with Centre for Youth Studies.
It was borne out of the passion of the Festus Fajemilo Foundation for the holistic development and well-being of children and youngsters with disabilities. Read more:https://web.facebook.com/BABCLUB17/

CONTINENCE MANAGEMENT TRAINING

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Download 2013 Annual Report

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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

Care

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

Equality

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

Self Esteem

Saving Stories

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