Albinism: A group of genetic disorders in which there is partial or total lack of the pigment melanin in the eyes, skin, and hair.People with Albinism are most affected by sun light which cause them skin cancer, statistically 85% of Albino dies before the age of 40.
We are going to help people with Albinism with medical supply to prevent themselves from skin cancer. We will supply to them sunscreen creams, hats, sunshades and long sleeve clothes to prevent themselves from direct sun light and eye lenses to students for reading from far and magnifiers for reading books.
We will provide cryosurgery equipment to some clinics to treat small skin tumors before growing into dangerous cancer.
Albino in Lindi and Mtwara.
NAME: Dr. Abdallah Mwinyihija
ADDRESS: Lindi Regional Hospital
P.O.Box 1011, Lindi
- To prevent Albinos from the effect of direct sun light
- Allow albino students be able to study easily in class
- Treat albinos in their early stages of skin cancer and give them longer life.
We are expecting to give better and safe life to Albinos who are segregated by the Tanzanian society because of their skin color and think of them as bad luck and some even kill them for superstitions.
In Lindi and Mtwara there are total 559 Registered Albinos by Tanzania Albino Society.
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We need the following items:
- 1 cryosurgery equipment
- 559 hats
- 559 sun glasses
- 559 sun creams with pspf 60
- Eye lenses and magnifiers
HAT FOR COVERING HEAD AND FACE FROM DIRECT SUN LIGHT
SUN CREAMS WITH SPF 60 AND ABOVE
SUN GLASS FOR EYES PROTECTION
MAGNIFIER FOR READING