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Stephanie Okereke’s Foundation Sponsors VVF Repair Surgeries For 22 Women

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Feb 8, 2014 – Stephanie Okereke Linus’ Foundation Sponsors VVF Repair Surgeries For 22 Women In Cross River State Nigeria

Few weeks back, Nollywood actress Stephanie Linus nee Okereke’s charity organization travelled to Ogoja in Cross Rivers to sponsor the treatment of 22 women battling Vesico Vaginal Fistula.

The expensive surgical operation was sponsored by Stephanie-owned, Extended Hands Foundation in collaboration with Next Page Productions with the support of talented surgeons and nurses at the General Hospital in Ogoja.

The team of doctors carried out VVF repair surgeries on the 22 women and catered for them for 2 weeks, nursing them back to health.

Vesico-Vaginal Fistula (VVF) is a hole and/or channel between the bladder and vagina or the vagina and the rectum (recto-vaginal fistulae – RVF) developing during prolonged and/or obstructed labour. VVF causes urine and faeces to leak out of the bladder continuously (incontinence). This can lead to painful infections of the bladder and the kidneys.

Here are some pictures the actress shared:

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Ibidun

    February 8, 2014 at 6:17 AM

    why are those woman carrying the blue toilet bowl of what use is it in the picture SSSSSH

  2. Ikegod

    February 8, 2014 at 7:09 AM

    Ride on lady, gud lagacy 4 odas nt dos who shares odinary handbag dey bot 4 1milion. God wil strenten u nd xpand ur blesins 4 remembrin dos por women nd i knw dat bot dem nd dia famlies wunt fail 2 rememba nd pray 4 u always. Mor grez 2 ur elbow

  3. Saphire

    February 8, 2014 at 8:24 AM

    @Ibidun.. U are guys are normaly so fast to pick out something to critize….though i agreed with u that the bowl is nt needed in the picture…is senseless..but i think mrs linus need a path at back..the good she did in the case outshines the bad…on behalf of those woman am saying a very big THANK YOU to mrs linus

  4. parrot

    February 8, 2014 at 1:17 PM

    #ibidun congratulate d lady 4 wat she’s done n not critisize d blue toilet bowls, nigerians n dia back water mentality, nawa o

  5. Charity Ulunnaya

    February 8, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    Thank you Stephanie for your ever kindness towards these ladies who suffered from VVF, and hopefully, with the operations done on them, they are getting their lives back. Please keep up the good job. May God continue to bless you, Stephanie. We all love you.

  6. Udyluv

    February 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM

    May God gv u more grace amen,n may he gv u on endin blessings

  7. Morin

    February 10, 2014 at 7:05 AM

    Ibidun if you looked closely before ctisizing, you would see that the ladies carrying the bowls still have their cathethers attached.
    This is a very commendable action by a Nigerian actress, whilst others are parading cars, boyfriends and divorces.

  8. chichi

    February 10, 2014 at 1:58 PM

    Stephanie, May God Bless you for making these women live normal life again.

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