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Airtel raises awareness on cerebral palsy in ‘Touching Lives’ episode 9

In fulfilment of promises made via its needs-based initiative, Airtel Nigeria has shone a light of hope on Lagos-based single mother Banire Omolabake whose daughter, Pearce, struggles with cerebral palsy, a debilitating movement disorder. Banire, a final year student, is resolute in her drive to ensure quality care and rehabilitation for Pearce while not losing...

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Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 9 – S03E09 – Cerebral Palsy Mother

Despite Cerebral Palsy being a fairly wide spread condition there is still a lot of mystery surrounding it. What causes it? Is it contagious? Is there a cure? In this episode we will try to answer all the questions relating to this neurological condition. We meet Pearce and single Mother Banire Omolabake. Pearce was born...

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Airtel Tackles Disability in Episode 8 of Touching Lives

In the coming episode of Touching Lives, the corporate social responsibility programme sponsored by Airtel, the telecom company will spotlight the plight of Nigerians living with disability. Airtel has said the eighth episode of season three, which will be broadcast Saturday on television networks across Africa, will feature stories from a couple of beneficiaries who lost their limbs in...

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Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 7 – S03E07 – Polio Awareness

When Kayode Kukoyi was 1 years old he contracted the polio myelitis virus which attacked his nervous system leading to irreversible paralysis. Now a grown man, husband and father of 3, he is struggling to make ends meet as a Keke Napep Driver Kayode has been married for 12 years. Together with his wife Mabel...

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Airtel Raises Awareness about Polio in Nigeria

When Kayode Kukoyi was 1 years old he contracted the polio myelitis virus which attacked his nervous system leading to irreversible paralysis. Now a grown man, husband and father of 3, he is struggling to make ends meet as a Keke Napep Driver. Kayode has been married for 12 years. Together with his wife Mabel...

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Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 6 – S03E06 – Overcoming Medical Adversity

For young orphan Taiwo Simbiat (9) life with her Grandmother in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State is hard. Taiwo is HIV positive and without immediate intervention, her future looks bleak. Taiwo was 6 years old when she lost both her parent. Together with her older brother they were left in the care of their 80-year-old grandmother. Taiwo’s...

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Airtel Touching Lives Rescues Two Desperately Ill Children

Airtel has used the latest episode of Airtel Touching Lives to show how timely intervention can save the lives of children who are in dire need of medical attention. The sixth episode of the philanthropic programme’s third season, which aired at the weekend, features two little girls, both of whom receive a Touching Lives relief...

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Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 Episode 5 – S03E05 – Cancer Awareness

  According to the WHO, the sad reality of Cancer in Nigeria is that of the 100 000 diagnosed cases every year, almost 70% will not survive. That is a frightening statistic that could be reduced with early detection, awareness and treatment. Pillar Egona is one such person whose family reacted to her cancer diagnosis...

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Airtel Supports Nine Year Old in Second Battle against Cancer

A nine year old cancer survivor who is having to battle the disease for a second time, has received a lifeline from Airtel on the latest episode of Touching Lives. Pillar Egona, whose left leg was amputated to save her from a life-threatening tumour, had outgrown her prosthesis and needed a new one. On Airtel...