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NGO partners come together to render free medical outreach
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Hope Rising Home Foundation (HRHF), has partnered other local and international NGOs on free medical outreach at Ikola-Ipaja community in Lagos State.
Over 120 people benefited.
Among the NGO partnered are Hands of Hope Foundation (HHF) in the United Kingdom; Hands of Hope Care Foundation (HHCF) Nigeria; Total Respite Foundation (TRF) London; Mercy International Medical Missions (MIMMS) in the United States of America; Stella Children’s Outreach (SCO) and Hope for All (HFA).
The outreach was part of activities to celebrate HRHF Special Easter Community Outreach.
The HRHF founder, Mrs. Titilayo Abaniwonda-Lawal, said the gesture was the NGO’s international mission on poverty alleviation.
She said the event was the foundations’ first medical community outreach for Easter.
Represented by a social worker with HRHF, Mrs. Adebusola Adeola-Dosunmu, Abaniwonda-Lawal said the outreach enabled members of the community to access good health care at no cost.
“We have offered free eye tests. Free eye glasses were given to those that needed it. Beneficiaries had a free dental check and free tooth brushes were given to them. There was also free blood glucose and diabetes check, free blood pressure check, and other free basic medications,” she said.
The Founder / CEO, Mercy International Medical Missions (MIMMS), Dr. Anu Esuola, said the outreach was borne out of the need to improve the health care conditions of the people.
The Founder / CEO, Hands of Hope Foundation (HHF) and Hands of Hope Care Foundation (HPCF), Princess Adeola Ogunade, said the outreach was to support and put smiles on the faces of others by helping them.
The Founder / CEO of Total Respite Foundation (TRF) and Stella Children’s Outreach (SCO), Dr. Bolajoko Shogbesan, said beneficiaries, besides free medical outreach and medications, also had free consultations on their health.
One of the beneficiaries, Mrs. Busayo John, thanked the NGOs for the free medical check-up and the food items given to them.
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