Our Mission

Positive Body Image and Psycho-Social Well-being of Sub-Saharan Africans Living with Skin Conditions, Disfiguring appearances and Body Image Issues through Entertaining Media Productions/Communications, Teaching and Innovative Creative Arts & Tools.
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Media Productions and Communications

Entertaining Media productions and communications to educate and enlighten all, Patient empowerment and Psycho-social wellbeing effectively with less resources.

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Winning in my natural skin colour campaing *The diverse beauty of our beautiful dark Skin colour. *The impending dangers and looming man made disaster of Skin whitening/bleaching.

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Skin and Appearance Resource Store

Helpful products, Publications, Para-medical Skin Camouflage Products and Services. Well-being services. Public workshops, Active Patient Support.

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Public Events

Workshops, Trainings, Health Advocacy, Patient Empowerment, Train health professionals, SKin Camouflage practitioners, Psychosocial training, Inspire and build Body Confidence and Positive Body Image…

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Our Goals and Objectives

Outer Shell Africa
Enterprise and Initiatives for making a big positive impact.

Our Goal
**Patient Empowerment. **Self-Love, Positive Self Image and Body Confidence for all living with Skin Conditions, disfiguring appearances and body image issues. **To Support and improve the lives of children with chronic non-communicable skin conditions and disfiguring appearances. And conquer bullying. ** Public enlightenment.
Our Objectives
**Active patient support and care. **Education, Awareness and Absolute Support for our beneficiaries in Sub-Saharan *to live the life they want mentally, socially and physically.. *to raise greater empathy in the wider community while improving socioeconomic lives and rousing the attention of the health community. **To support and get involved in Psycho-social (Person-centric) Research and open to all Research. **To inspire and instigate behavioral change and positive attitude of the public towards individuals who look different in appearance.

  • Patient empowerment. Open information. Education. Psycho-social Healing. Body Confidence. Positive Body Image.

  • Skin and Appearance Resource Center – Helpful products. Well-being services. Skin Camouflage Products and Services. Public Workshops

  • Patient Support Groups. Individual Condition Support Group. Patient Empowerment. Share and Heal.

  • Our innovative workshops specially designed to inspire and build self-love, body confidence and psycho-social healing

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 works with creative minds to dialogue and agree on tools that best inspires Body Confidence and Positive-Self-image of all distressed with body image issues and seeks help.

Social Care

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

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