The First Year anniversary was marked by visiting a Sickle Cell patient who had been in pain for a few months but could not afford to go to the hospital. The patient’s name is a 34 year old woman is living with the condition. She asked for her information to be with held, and we respect that. Members of CrimsonBow SCI paid her a visit, paid her medical bills, encouraged her and gave her a few groceries. This took place on April 23rd 2016. Pictures with her are not posted as well.
CrimsonBow SCI joined Sickle Cell Initiative Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) on 20th of June, 2016 to create awareness through a walk. This walk was done in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria.
CrimsonBow SCI joined the coalition of Sickle Cell NGO’s body to create awareness through a walk organised on June 18th, 2016. This walk commenced from Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way in Ikeja and ended at LTV 8, AlausaIkeja. CrimsonBow had about 40 people participate in the walk
The maiden edition of this occurred on the 20th of September, 2016 in Pen Cinema Agege. It is a medical outreach which aimed at educating the under-privileged on Sickle Cell prevention and maintenance. The highlight of the event was the free sweaters and drugs that were given to every child that attended. About 200 people attended the program
A Whatsapp Support Group was created on the 14th of October, 2016. It was created with the aim of creating medical and psychological support for individuals living with the condition. This group comprises of about 50 individuals who are in one way or the other connected to sickle cell.
On the 25th of March, 2017, a group of people gathered in Lekki, Lagos to raise awareness and funds to buy medication for people living with sickle cell. People were also encouraged to send in donations and participate at their different locations.
Medical bills have been paid for 25 Sickle Cell Warriors across different ages to date.
Free intensive medication were distributed to Sickle Cell Warriors in the first phase of this project.