Our Mission

Our deepest purpose is Psycho-social Well-being of Sub-Saharan Africans (with a keen interest in children) Living with Disfigurement and Body Image Issues using Arts, Creative Media and Cognitive Technologies.
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Creative Media Technology

Creative Media technology, arts and enterprise to share knowledge, coping skills, data for Patient empowerment and Psycho-social well-being effectively with less resources.

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Our aim is to use this study results/knowledge and understanding to help develop appropriate interventions, self-help, coping skills, policy changes and to improve quality of life, getting to live the life they want on their own terms.

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Skin and Appearance Resource Center

A multi-media library, skin camouflage centre (Product and services), helpful products, a centre for research… The centre will also house and host our active Support group programs and public events.

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Cognitive Technology

A digital health solution that helps improve psycho-social health & well-being of Patients and Victims of Disfigurement and body image issues. This is the development of a system that can identify human emotions from voice

Psycho-social Challenges and Needs Study

Our Goals and Objectives

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Psycho-social Well-being

Our Goal
**Patient Empowerment. **To offer positive interventions and Policy changes. **An Africa with Body Confident Disfigured individuals. **Support and improve the lives of children with these conditions. **Active Individual Patient Support Groups.
Our Objectives
**Education, Public enlightenment and Awareness. *To live the life they want mentally, socially and physically.. *To raise greater empathy in the wider community. **Psycho-social (Person-centric) Research. **Behavioural change and positive attitude of the public towards the Disfigured.

  • Building Body Confidence & Positive Body Image, Patient empowerment, enlightenment and embracing Diversity and inclusion Creatively and Entertainingly.

  • Multi-media library. Helpful products. Well-being services. Skin Camouflage Products and Services.

  • Individual conditions Patient Support Groups. Active weekly and monthly support groups. Share and Heal.

  • AI (Audio) Bots, Help improve psycho-social health of Patients and Victims of Disfigurement and Body Image issues.

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.

Skin and Appearance Social Lab

Outer Shell Africa Communications.

Social Care

Please Support Us...

We wish to work with you! We are looking for volunteers passionate about our projects and who are creative media technologies, Arts for health and AI enthusiast.

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