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About Dan
Dan Ikpoyi is an international Video journalist based in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

13 Jan 2024  |  montrealgazette
The IREDE Foundation, a Nigerian group founded in Lagos in 2012, has provided over 500 artificial limbs at no cost to children like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who aspired to be a model before her leg was amputated. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and works to educate and reduce stigma around limb loss. Orthopedic surgeon Olasode Isreal-Akinmokun highlighted the near-perfect functionality of the prosthetics provided.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

13 Jan 2024  |  The Independent
The IREDE Foundation, a Nigerian group founded in Lagos in 2012, has provided over 500 free artificial limbs and psychosocial support to children with amputations. The foundation, largely funded by crowdsourcing, was inspired by the personal experience of its executive director, Crystal Chigbu. Beneficiaries like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who aspired to be a model, have had their lives transformed by the prosthetics, which help them overcome social stigma and become more accepted in their communities. The foundation also educates people about limb loss and encourages support groups among parents.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

13 Jan 2024  |  apnews.com
The IREDE Foundation, a Nigerian group founded in Lagos in 2012, has provided over 500 artificial limbs at no cost to children like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who aspired to be a model before her leg was amputated. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, was inspired by the personal experience of its executive director, Crystal Chigbu, whose daughter was born with a limb deformity. IREDE also offers psychosocial support, educates to deter stigma, and encourages support groups among parents. The work of the foundation is crucial in Nigeria, where people with disabilities face significant stigma and where functional prosthetics can greatly improve acceptance in the community.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

13 Jan 2024  |  am920theanswer.com
The IREDE Foundation, founded in Lagos, Nigeria, in 2012, has provided over 500 free artificial limbs and psychosocial support to children with amputations. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, was inspired by the personal experience of its executive director, Crystal Chigbu. The prosthetics, which can cost $2,000 to $3,000, have enabled children like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa to walk and pursue dreams, such as modeling, despite the initial despair and social stigma associated with limb loss. The foundation also works to educate and reduce stigma while fostering support groups for parents.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

12 Jan 2024  |  ktvz.com
The IREDE Foundation, a Nigerian group founded in Lagos in 2012, has provided over 500 artificial limbs at no cost to children like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who aspired to be a model before her leg was amputated. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and works to educate and reduce stigma around limb loss. Orthopedic surgeon Olasode Isreal-Akinmokun highlighted the near-perfect functionality of the prosthetics provided.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

12 Jan 2024  |  News Channel 3-12
The IREDE Foundation, established in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free artificial limbs and psychosocial support to children with amputations, like 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who aspires to be a model. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, was inspired by the personal experience of its executive director, Crystal Chigbu. The provision of prosthetics helps combat social stigma and enables greater acceptance of people with disabilities in Nigerian communities.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

05 Oct 2023  |  Yahoo Entertainment
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and reducing social stigma. The foundation, which receives 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, was inspired by the founder's personal experience with her daughter's limb deformity. The initiative has been praised for its impact on children like Princess Igbinosa, who can now pursue her dreams of becoming a model. The foundation also focuses on educating the public about limb loss and fostering support groups for parents.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

05 Oct 2023  |  ca.news.yahoo.com
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and helping them overcome social stigma. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and educates the public about limb loss. The initiative has been a source of relief in Nigeria, where people with disabilities often face significant challenges. Key figures include Princess Igbinosa, a young beneficiary, and Crystal Chigbu, the foundation's executive director, who was inspired by her daughter's limb deformity.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

05 Oct 2023  |  www.aol.com
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and helping them overcome social stigma. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and educates the public about limb loss. Founded by Crystal Chigbu, inspired by her daughter's limb deformity, the organization aims to ensure that children with disabilities are accepted and supported in their communities. The initiative has been a source of relief in Nigeria, where people with disabilities often face significant challenges.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

01 Oct 2023  |  AM 970 The Answer
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and helping them overcome social stigma. The foundation, which receives 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and educates the public about limb loss. The initiative has been a source of relief in a country where people with disabilities face significant challenges. Key figures include Princess Igbinosa, a young beneficiary, and Crystal Chigbu, the foundation's executive director, who was inspired by her daughter's limb deformity.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

01 Oct 2023  |  theanswerorlando.com
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and helping them overcome social stigma. The foundation, which receives up to 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and educates the public about limb loss. The initiative has been praised for its positive impact, with success stories like that of 10-year-old Princess Igbinosa, who can now pursue her dream of becoming a model. The foundation's efforts are crucial in a country where people with disabilities face significant challenges.

Nigerian group provides hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children thanks to crowdfunding

01 Oct 2023  |  theprovince.com
The IREDE Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria, has provided over 500 free prosthetic limbs to children, significantly improving their quality of life and reducing social stigma. The foundation, which receives 70% of its funding from crowdsourcing, also offers psychosocial support and educates the public about limb loss. The initiative was inspired by the founder's personal experience with her daughter's limb deformity. The story highlights the transformative impact on children like Princess Igbinosa, who regained her ability to walk and pursue her dreams.

I went undercover for a Norweigian TV station to investigate how Nigerians illegally transport digital and electronic waste into the country.

Fr. Innocent Sunu is facing some of the most dangerous Islamic terrorists on earth. Everyday gunshots ring around his parish of Madagali in northern Nigeria. He shares his story.

In Nigeria, thousands of young people are addicted to codeine cough syrup – a medicine that’s become a street drug. But who makes this syrup? And who sells it to Nigeria’s students? I joined The BBC to film this Emmy-nominated investigation.

The Black Axe is one of the most feared and powerful organized crime groups in the world. The highly secretive mafia – referred to as a “cult” in Nigeria – have been accused of countless murders. I joined The BBC to film this Emmy nominated investigation.

Universities in Nigeria and Ghana have been plagued by stories of sexual harassment by lecturers and professors for decades. I joined The BBC to film this Emmy-nominated investigation.

What's it like to live in a floating slum?

28 Sep 2018  |  www.bbc.co.uk
Makoko slum, located in Lagos, Nigeria and originally founded as a fishing village in the 19th Century, is built on stilts and houses over 100,000 migrants from various West African countries. The area's living conditions are explored by video journalist Dan Ikpoyi.
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