Saving Lives

Saving Lives! Improving Futures (SLIF) is a project launched in 2017 by Festus Fajemilo Foundation in partnership with Shine Charity UK with funding support from a host of international donors/organizations including Wales for Africa Hub, Gay & Keith Talbot Trust U.K, Child Help International (CHI), International Federation for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus (IFSBH).

The project is currently (February 2024 – January 2025) being funded by the UK Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) under the Global Health Workforce Program managed by Tropical Health & Education Trust.

The project aims to enhance the healthcare workforce capacity in Nigeria, focusing on improving continence care for babies, children, and young adults with spina bifida. It addresses the complex challenges faced by individuals with spina bifida by empowering healthcare professionals and building a sustainable support network.