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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Kaffy backs Project Smile to give great smiles

Celebrity ace dancer, choreographer and fitness coach who broke the Guinness World Record for ‘Longest Dance Party’ at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon in 2006 made a show of support for the Project Smile cause of giving great smiles to individuals who have dental defects and flaws and have suffered social stigmas.
Kaffy’s support was demonstrated during a public sensitization walk tagged ‘Walk a Mile for a Smile’ organized by the Project Team of the Project Smile 4.0 Smile Makeover Contest. The ace dancer who is reputed as a fitness coach as well, championed the walk to raise awareness for the plight of people with dental defects and flaws.  Posting severally on her Instagram account where she has over half a million followers and tweeting about the walk on Twitter handle, she called on her fans and followers to join the walk from YMCA building on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi to Falomo roundabout and back.
“Being a part of a cause as this which is concerned about transforming people’s lives for good is quite fulfilling. There are several walk initiatives which are aimed at promoting causes such as walks for Breast Cancer, Down syndrome, Sickle Cell, and HIV and truly these causes are commendable but a walk for people with dental defects is uncommon particularly in this side of world and that is intriguing and really caught my attention.” She enthused.
Also speaking during speaking during a media interview, Dr. Amy Traore-Shumbusho, Initiator, Project Smile, said that Project Smile 4.0 is about smile as a gift to share and giving opportunity to persons who can’t afford to share this gift because they ‘don’t have it’ due to a dental defect or flaw, to be able to do so. Flanked by some beneficiaries of previous seasons, Dr. Shumbusho said that Project Smile 4.0 scheme seeks to award such deserving individuals a chance in a life time to correct their dental defects and have the perfect teeth emphasizing that the project is only open to persons from age eighteen and above.

Corroborating with Dr. Shumbusho, Project Director, Emmanuel Udoro said that the ‘Walk a Mile for a Smile’ is an integral part of the call-to-entry campaign which took off on World Oral Health Day, a month ago. Udoro explained that over a hundred entries have been received since the launch and expressed optimism that the prime targets would respond accordingly. He announced that entries would close on May 12.


How to Enter


Entry is simple! Contestants only need to visit the Project Smile website www.projectsmileng.com to enter their required bio data, picture, and story in no more 360 words.”

To enter for the chance of winning a FREE smile makeover, logo to www.projectsmileng.com

For more, join the conversation and like us on www.facebook.com/ProjectSmileNigeria.com

Follow us on our Twitter Handle and Instagram @projectsmilenig

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5 comments:

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Nice


... Merited happiness

Oghenetega said...

Perfect

dee boi said...

Cool... dee

Anonymous said...

Linda ikeji should attend she has a dental defect

FELIX-DONFLEXYFEAR ERNEST said...

Share a smile whenever... Wherever...

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