Hearts of Gold Children’s Hospice (For the care & management of children with mental & physical disabilities)

Executive summary

The Heart of Gold Children’s Hospice was founded in 2003. It is the first hospice in Nigeria. It is a Home for the care & management of children with mental and extreme physical disabilities. It also offers home care services to children with these disabilities living at home.

Some of the children suffer from cerebral palsy, some were born blind & paralysed, some are HIV positive, some suffer from hydrocephalus. Some of these children were found abandoned in marketplaces, refuse dumps, canals & hospitals. The Home has children on its waiting list.

Founder

Mrs Laja Adedoyin

Statistics

42 children

Typical case profile

Debbie Adedoyin was abandoned by her mother at age 3 days. She is HIV positive. Sarah Adedoyin was found at a refuse dump when she was a few months old. She suffers from insomnia, cerebral palsy & spinal bifida.

Contact person
Mrs Laja Adedoyin
+234 803 3184 840, +234 805 5401 244, +234 (1) 812 2623
Plot 75, Alhaji Masha Road, Onilegogoro, Surulere, Lagos

Needs
Foodstuff, financial assistance to pay staff monthly salaries, wheel chairs, generator, mini-bus, clothing, baby food, baby clothes, etc.