An inclusive Africa in which those living with Cerebral Palsy get proper recognition and are given equal opportunity to fully develop and exploit their potentials.
To become the lead supportive agency on Cerebral Palsy in Africa and a leading advocate for the rights of those living with limitations.
Founded in February 2013, as a Non-Profit Organisation, by AVM Femi Gbadebo (Rtd) OFR and his wife Alaba, proud parents of a fully dependent male child (DOB 14 June 1996) living with Cerebral Palsy, who they have succeeded in managing reasonably well, Benola Cerebral Palsy Initiative is committed to using that experience to help parents who would otherwise, have resorted to more drastic measures like infanticide, outright rejection or abandonment in an institution, as a form of response to having a child with such a disability...Read more
Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles. Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and keep their balance and posture as a result of an injury to parts of the brain, or as a result of a problem with development. Often the problem happens before birth or soon after being born...Read more
Team Benola had a walk for cerebral palsy. There was a great turnout despite the rain. It was really pleasing to see a large number of people come out to show their support for a just cause . We had a great time walking and a lot of priz...