Social Support and Psycho-social Wellnes for Sub-Saharan Africans living with Skin conditions and Visible differences through Active Patient Support, Digital Storytelling, Edutainment and Innovative Creative Tools.
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Education & Enlightenment

Creative enterprising entertainment education & digital storytelling through TV, Social media and prints. Our communication hub.

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Diversity is beautiful.

Skin color is diverse. Appearance is diverse. Beauty is diverse and Diversity is beautiful! A campaign that represents the beauty of our Skin color and Appearance not based on anything temporary and or artificial.

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Human Rights

OSHA is driven by the recognition that Human Rights – Freedom from discrimination, Right to Health, Right to work, Right to dignity of human person, Right to life are fundamental to health.

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Funmilayo’s Appearance

Supporting and improving the lives of children with chronic skin diseases and visible differences is on top priority for us.

StoryBank - Me and My Shell

Outer Shell Africa
Quest for making a big positive difference.

Outer Shell Africa – OUTER SHELL is an independent, patient-centered dynamic social change lab. A social enterprise where creative minds meet to address systemic challenges and psycho-social needs of people with Skin conditions and Appearance related concernss.

Outer Shell is on the quest for inventive sustainable models that are patient-centered and moves from the focus ‘skin care’, ‘cosmetic’ and ‘beauty’ to a broader focus on “Social Wellness.”

  • Inventive way to serve

  • Green Self-confidence & Positive self-image

  • Patient centered model

  • Broader Focus on Social Wellness

Our Team

Ogo Maduewesi

Founder, CEO
Ogo Maduewesi, an Ashoka fellow, a Vitiligo patient leader, is the founder/CEO and a pioneer of Vitiligo Support and Awareness Foundation – VITSAF, the first Vitiligo patient-driven organisation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Izu Ojukwu

Partner (Film & TV Productions)
Izu Ojukwu is a respected, multiple award-winning top Nigerian filmmaker and film director. A very detailed filmmaker; he is meticulous, prudent and world class. He has got over 15 top rated films to his credit.

Christine Janus

Advisory Board
Christine Janus BA. B.Ed, MBA, FICB is responsible for the building of an International Conference for Dermatology Patient Organization leaders (IDPOC.org) and establishing an International Alliance for Dermatology Patient Organizations.

Dr. Andrew Thompson

Advisory Board
Andrew Thompson is Reader in Clinical Psychology working in the Department of Psychology on the NHS Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Programme. He is registered as both a Clinical and Health Psychologist and practices in the NHS in South Yorkshire.

Social Lab

Outer Shell Africa works towards an environment where creative minds, the appearance challenged, skin patients, primary stakeholders, advocates, interns and volunteers will interact with innovative new ideas and technologies for better solutions.

Social Change

We wish to work with you! We are building our team, and looking for creative young minds enthusiastic about what we do.

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