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
We advocate for a society that allows persons affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus to develop their potential without any hindrance.
This is an annual event to celebrate people living with these conditions globally recognizing their immense contributions to the society. The aim is to raise awareness and understanding about Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. On this day, we also advocate and promote the rights of persons with these conditions. The theme for this year is WSBHDAY20- UNITED IN TIMES OF COVID-19Join …
Festus Fajemilo Foundation currently holds support group activities at two locations in Nigeria. The locations are within the premises of Lagos state university teaching hospital (LASUTH) Ikeja, Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo University teaching hospital complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife.
NOLB project is a 20-month project from July 2017 – February 2019 and is funded by the International Disability Alliance (IDA) & International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF).
We increase public awareness and education
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.
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……