THE FUNMI ADEWOLE FOUNDATION SEEKS DONATIONS FROM CHICAGOLAND TO ASSIST WITH MEDICAL MISSION
of Rural Nigeria
the help of Chicago to help with its medical mission trip to Nigeria in late October. A $30,000 Go Fund Me fundraiser has been started for the purchase of medications for their annual medical mission trip in
mostly of Nigerian immigrants, over 17,500 Nigerians have benefited from FAF’s medical missions and education initiatives. The organization also supports quality education in the continent through an education trust fund and promotes cancer awareness initiatives in the United States and Africa.
dental checkup, counseling, prayer, massage therapy, eye examinations along with glasses for patients who need or wear glasses. Anticipation for the annual medical mission is high in rural areas; for most residents, this is the only access to the healthcare
care,” stated Dr. Muyiwa Idowu, medical director of the Funmi Adewole Foundation. “We see patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, infections, arthritis, asthma, skin diseases, eye problems. We need the international community’s support to help with this
mission to help save lives.”
to healthcare before the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, patients with chronic ailments who need medication are also given a one-year supply.
malnourished. A former volunteer of the foundation has started a Gofundme fundraiser to raise $30,000 for the purchase of medications for the 2022 medical mission trip in October.
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