Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation (VITSAF) announces its re-launch of Vitiligo ‘Project 1,000’

 PRESS RELEASE
Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation (VITSAF) announces the re-launch of its ‘Project 1,000’ a fundraising project to raise funds for its operation, huge projects and replications.
According to the Executive Director, ‘Project 1,000’ is a strategic fundraising project where we appeal and anticipate for voluntary donations of minimum of N1, 000 from individuals and all stakeholders to the Vitiligo cause.

Vitiligo is a multifactorial skin depigmenting disorder with an etiology (the cause and progress of the disorder) not well understood. Most devastating for the patient with Vitiligo are the social, psychological, emotional and sexual ramifications of these disfiguring disorders.                                            

We truly offer desired help and a shoulder to lean on! We are appealing for funds for our pressing Needs to carry out our projects and replication of our work across Africa. Because we believe in everyday people, we are appealing for minimum of N1, 000 from everyone to enable us impact more lives positively as truly our work goes beyond just persons with Vitiligo, but anyone with image alteration (the disfigured) etc.

With many Vitiligo patients responding poorly to the current therapies, the negative effects, struggle on how to live with such disfiguring conditions in a society where it is still misunderstood due to beliefs, we are directing more focus to the following with the funds -:

•    Setting up our one stop place for Vitiligo (for West Africans) – A state of the art Vitiligo Resource Centre for Vitiligo, General Skin Health, the disfigured to improve non-medical consequences of Vitiligo that include, information Centre, Library, bookshop, corrective make-ups & camouflages, self-image support, Vitiligo lifestyle products, to name a few. Library and Counselling centre
•    Securing  and running our Secretariat
•    Extensive Awareness, Enlightenment and Education
•    Establishing VITSAF Vitiligo Support Groups (VVSG) offices in 6geopolitical zones in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya
•    General Operating Support

Ogo Maduewesi, the Executive Director calls on everyone, philanthropic concerned members of the public to please support us with a minimum of N1, 000. We have tried to make it easy for everyone to donate online with ATM cards on www.vitsaf.org/donate.php, it’s as easy booking your online ticket, highly secured and safe. One can also make direct deposit into our GTBank Acc name - Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation, Acc No.  213 775274 110 and for Dollar Account - 213 775274 210

VITSAF is a not-for-profit patient – driven organisation incorporated in Nigeria and working around Africa, Passionately concerned about the needs of persons living with Vitiligo, primarily in West Africa, helping ameliorate the agony people suffer as a result of turning from black to white. We are dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to persons living with Vitiligo and equally the disfigured. 

The only Vitiligo and the Disfigured focused organisation in West Africa presently. The Foundation was founded about three years ago with intending headquarters in Abuja, field office in Lagos, Vitiligo Support group offices in six geopolitical zones across West Africa and beyond.

I hope you will JOIN us as we unite our collective Voices and Resources. Even though there are many endeavours upon us, we are confident that together we will succeed in accomplishing our goals.

For more information please contact Ogo @ Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation, 51 Oyekan Road, Off Akerele Street, Surulere – Lagos Tel: 0702 516 5280, 08191641652, Email: vitsupng@gmail.com, vitsaf@vitsaf.org  Website: www.vitsaf.org

2 comments:

  1. I had vitiligo for 8 years, and I had tried all (PUVA, topical steroid, meladinine cream with exposure to sunlight/PUVA, oral meladinine, oil of bergamot). The vitiligo covered my neck, and one-fourth of my face. My dermatologists could not help me. A friend recommended me a natural treatment, and it worked for me very well. Now i'm 100 % cured. This helped me a lot: naturalvitiligotreatmentsystems.com

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  2. I used to have vitiligo all over my body and although I accept the reasons to not want to get rid of it but personally it was something I wanted to do. I tried a million creams & supplements but nothing ever really did anything for me but I was actually able to dramatically reduce my vitiligo after browsing online and trying different methods. The 3 things that worked for me (do them all):

    1. Mix Turmeric Powder And Mustard Oil. This stuff works amazing by just mixing the oil with the powder, applying to the affected skin and leaving it for about 15mins before drying it off. Repeat daily or more.

    2. Drink water stored in a copper utensil. This will help in increasing the production of melanin in your body and your skin will show reduced whiteness.

    3. Follow every single step in the free video & in the guide seen at naturalvitiligotreatmentsystems.com to get to the root of the problem naturally!!

    Try my advice and hopefully you will get as much luck with getting rid of your vitiligo as i did :) xxx

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