Who We Are

Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation

SCHAF {pronounced skaf as in SCHOOL} is a non-governmental non-profit Organization. The Foundation is dedicated to enhance awareness and educate Nigerians on Sickle Cell Disease. It also wishes to bring hope, create happy memories improve the quality of life for individuals who experience life-altering situations caused by Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).
The Foundation is blessed with a multidisciplinary team of Researchers, Medical and community-oriented professionals, all working together to assist in facilitating improved care of those affected with SCD.
SCHAF assists children, young adults and their families through several key programs available on our Website. In keeping with our mission, we believe in celebrating life and encouraging those affected by SCD and their families to remain hopeful. Our efforts are made possible through the generosity of caring individuals, corporations and foundations across the Country.


SCHAF is visioned at reducing the burden of sickle cell Disease (SCD) in Nigeria.


The mission of SCHAF is reducing SCD burden through a preventive approach of Health Education, Genotype Screening, Genetic counselling, Facilitation of an improved quality of care and Empowerment of SCD affected individuals and research on confounding factors of SCD.

Pillars of SCHAF




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