WHAT WE DO
GKLF provides accessible, affordable and community centered health services to low income communities most in need of them. We embark on various health awareness programmes in order to reduce the sufferings and better the life of the people.
We carry out sensitization and educational campaigns to communities. We sensitize and educate the people on safe health practices and provide other vital information necessary for healthy living.
GKLF provides training for volunteers, health workers and community members on best practices. This is to ensure sustainability of our projects and ensure provision of quality services to beneficiaries.
WHAT WE SEEK TO ACHIEVE
The mission of GKLF is to reduce the burden of Non communicable diseases in Africa through accessible, affordable and people centered health awareness, screening and training services guided by international standards and protocols.
The Vision of GKLF is to provide free and equitable health services to reduce the prevalence of Non communicable diseases in Africa whilst maintaining international standards and providing quality assurance to all program beneficiaries.
Dr Matilda Kerry
Ms Rachael Kerry
Mr. Akinmolu Opeodu
Dr Uzoamaka Igwilo
Dr Cynthia Ebie
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VOLUNTEER SAFE is an ethics and accountability training program for volunteers working in the humanitarian sector. The program held over a couple of weeks from February – May 2018, this program targeted 1000 volunteers to receive cutting edge information on ethical behavior, rights and obligations, staying safe on the field, delivering the best care to Read more about 2018 VOLUNTEER SAFE TRAINING[…]
October 2017, GKLF teamed up with Coca Cola and the US Consulate medical team to commemorate the October breast cancer month. We screened hundreds of women free of charge at Lagasa-Ibeju Lekki. This project held by 10am at Lagasa Community Health center, Lagasa road, Ibeju Lekki, Saturday 21st October 2017, free Breast screening, cervical cancer Read more about 2017 OCTOBER BREAST CANCER MONTH[…]
DR MATILDA KERRY-OSAZUWA FOUNDER OF THE GKLF NOMINATED FOR THE 2017 JCI TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS
Dr Matilda Kerry-Osazuwa founder of the George Kerry Life Foundation (GKLF) was nominated for the JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Nigeria Programme (JCI TOYP). She founded GKLF in 2007 to reduce the burden of breast and cervical cancer disease and death among Nigerian women, since then GKLF has reached over 10,000 people and 100,000 Read more about DR MATILDA KERRY-OSAZUWA FOUNDER OF THE GKLF NOMINATED FOR THE 2017 JCI TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSONS[…]
CHOICE stands for Changing Her Opportunities, Improving complete existence. It is a behavioral change communication program initiated by the George Kerry Life Foundation collaboratively with Ms Kesi Howard, outreach coordinator of Magee Women’s Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The program is supported by IREX, The US consulate, The Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) and the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Read more about CHOICE PROGRAMME[…]
The 2017 Cervical Cancer Month and World Cancer Week Was marked at Agege Local Government Area (District), Hundreds of local women were educated and screened against breast cancer and cervical cancer, the men came out to support too. The program was sponsored by Exquisite magazine, ELOY Awards, Oceanic Health, Bridgeway Microfinance Bank and ELLE.
The George Kerry Life Foundation teamed up with Bridge way Microfinance bank and Elle to screen women against Breast cancer. Women were urged to come and get their breasts checked for free and get free minor endemic diseases consultation. The programme held on Saturday 29th October 2016 at Bridge way Microfinance bank, 49A Lafiaji way, Dolphin estate, Read more about 2016 BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH[…]
“YALI has taught me that, we African leaders are all part of the same mission to elevate our people and end inequalities.” – Matilda Kerry. A thousand young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa participated in the 2016 Mandela Washington fellowship, a flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Among them was Founder/CEO of George Kerry life foundation – Dr Read more about A TRUE AFRICAN LEADER![…]
Over 500 underprivileged Kids in Mafoluku and over 1000 children in Makoko community enjoyed free medical services and a day of fun featuring bouncy castles, face painting Father Christmas, fun rides, party packs and loads of other fun. These events were made possible by partnerships with and sponsorship from The Bola Edun Foundation and the Joshua Okeowo Foundation respectively. The Joshua Okeowo Read more about 2015 XMAS FUNDRAISING FAMILY FEST[…]
For the 2nd year, the J Simon Foreign Trust is transforming lives in Nigeria as GKLF teams up with the US Consulate medical team sponsored by the J kirby grant to provide free medical services, cervical and breast cancer awareness, screening and early treatment intervention for pre-cancer lesions to indigenes of Makoko. The program targeted Read more about PARTNERSHIP TO END STRUGGLE IN RURAL MAKOKO[…]
In partnership with GKLF, The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives celebrated their annual nurses week in Badagry from the 13th-15th of October 2015 by providing free/subsidized cervical and breast cancer screening with early intervention for their members and the community. The activities ranged from health education and self-breast examination demonstrations for adolescent Read more about 2015 ANNUAL NURSES WEEK[…]