The Festus Fajemilo Foundation began in 2006, and is named after a boy who developed hydrocephalus two months after he was born. Festus’ parents found it hard to get any information and support, and his condition worsened, seriously limiting his development and requiring continuous and complex care.
Transforming the lives of persons living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Nigeria
We Advocate for inclusive Education
We Collaborate with Professionals for quality treatment for members
We ensure families are not alone with our community
We provides direct child assistance towards child development and enabling environment.
We advocate for quality, accessible and affordable health care delivery for people living with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Nigeria.
In response to the closure of schools in the country occasioned by COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos state through the ministry of education and state universal basic education board commenced E-Classes to keep students and pupils at home engaged in academic activities. Soon after the program commenced, a careful appraisal of the program indicates the near absence of provisions for the inclusion of, and accessibility for children with disabilities (CWDs). This informed the initiative of the consortium of Festus Fajemilo Foundation, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities and Daughters of Charity Nigeria to support the state government through the ministry of education and LASUBEB by providing some interventions. Read more……