On the Saturday, 30th of September, 2017, Steph Foundation visited Divine Orphanage Home in conjunction with the present Miss Steph 2017, the person of Grace Ohuo who was represented by Miss Princess and four others (Miss Annabel, Miss Beauty, Mr Chuks and Mr. Lanre, The Managing Director, Exponent Music Company.

The event was opened with an Opening Prayer led by Miss Princess, thereafter an Audition for Talent Hunt for Best Singer and Dancer among the Orphanage Children was conducted by Mr. Lanre after which 5 of the children were selected to represent the Orphanage at the Steph Charity Talent Hunt, 2017 and another 1 selected for Steph Foundation Sponsorship to a Music School to develop a skill in the area of singing.

After the Audition, Cheques of N250, 000 was presented by Miss Princess to the Manager of the Orphanage, out of which N200,000 is to support the Children’s Education and Medical Bills and N50,000 to take care of Children’s expenses to the Steph Charity Talent Hunt 2017 Event which will be taking place by December 15, 2017 at Hago Heights Event Centre. Some other gift Items were also presented for the Children’s Amusement.

The event was a success as donations were being appreciated by the children and other representatives of the Orphanage.

After the Mammography test that was carried out on twelve (12) females as sponsored by Steph Foundation. The initial result showed that Five (5) of these women needed to go for an additional breast scan and this was also taken care of by the by the foundation.

Mrs. Patience Kingsley is one of the beneficiaries and she has this to say “Steph Piotti Foundation well done for helping me”

The Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test is a blood test used primarily to screen for prostate cancer. The test measures the amount of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the blood of the patient. PSA is a protein produced by cancerous and non-cancerous tissue in the prostate - a small gland that sits below a man’s bladder. In that same month of June 2017 Steph foundation also sponsored ten (10) men for the test. The results showed that a few of the required further examination which was also sponsored by the foundation.

Mr. Okon Mark and Mr. O. Kunle were among the beneficiaries

Like the saying goes “Health is Wealth” Steph Foundation is making people wealthy by taking care of them health wise and creating awareness amongst participants.

A Pap Smear - Papanicolau Smear; also known as the Pap test is a screening procedure for cervical cancer. It tests for the presence of Pre-cancerous or Cancerous cells on the cervix. The test itself involves collection of a sample of cells from a woman’s cervix (the end of the uterus that extends into the vagina) during a routine pelvic examination.

In the third quarter of year 2017 precisely the month of June, Steph Foundation sponsored ten (10) Pap Smear Test just to be sure that they are fine in that aspect and we are glad to announce that the results were okay as stated by the doctor.

Ms. Franka O. and Mrs. G. Chukus who were among the beneficiaries of this examination commended Steph foundation for this benevolence.

Report on: VISIT TO PONYX HOSPITAL
Purpose of visit: FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER (MAMMOGRAM TEST)
Number of women: 11

The Mammogram Test is the test against breast cancer but is not enough diagnosis to prevent the possibility of breast cancer. A Mammogram test is a radiological screening test that is done to determine if there is a lump in the mammary gland or tissues in the female specie.

It is mostly common among women, though very limited in men there is a possibility. Age is a risk factor to having breast cancer in most African older women.
If a lump is found in the tissues, a procedure known as Histology is carried out to know if the cell is cancerous or not.

CAUSES OF BREAST CANCER
Breast cancer can be caused by idiopathic reasons i.e. reasons we cannot control. It could also be as a result of heredity, our heritage, our origin and also our lifestyle referring to our actions and inactions.

REMEDIES FOR BREAST CANCER
1. Radiotherapy
2. Chemotherapy
3. Surgery
4. Conservative management: none medical treatment SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER

Once breast cancer is been established some certain symptoms occurs:
1. Foul discharges from the nipples
2. Discoloration of the nipple
3. Rashes around the nipple.

BREAST CANCER PUZZLING QUESTION
Is breast cancer common among big breasted girls or small breasted girls???
No research has shown that girls with bigger breast or smaller breast are more exposed to breast cancer. They have equal chances to be down with breast cancer.

CONCLUSION
Breast cancer is real, deadly and fast killing. Early detection and treatment can help to save the lives of our mothers, daughters, sisters, our future leaders of tomorrow.

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MISSION

To support the least privileged individuals, offering more chances in life.

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Starting from an initial capital of 5 million Naira (year 2014) to increase constantly and become a leading charity/skills development foundation in Nigeria.

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  • "Helping the persons in need is a privilege for few"
    Stefano Piotti
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