Am not sure what to say about this one. Feel for the scalp, scratch the skin, check the other family members pattern, just so unsure…
Nyong’o serves as an inspiration for countless girls around the world – she’s a remarkable combination of beauty and brains and more importantly, she has used this to help uplift others.
But who inspires her? According to the moving speech she delivered at Essence’s Black Women in Hollywood event, Nyong’o acknowledged Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek to be one of her biggest inspirations.
“Alek Wek came on the international scene, a celebrated model – she was dark as night, she was on all the runways, and in every magazine and everyone was talking about how beautiful she was,” she said.
“I couldn’t believe that people were embracing a woman that looked so much like me as beautiful,” Nyong’o went on to say. “When I saw Alek, I inadvertently saw a reflection of myself that I could not deny.”
She is sponsoring treatment for patients of Versico Vaginal Fistulas in Limbe.
Women in Fako Division in particular and the South West in general, are all smiles following an altruistic initiative by Hon. Etombi Ikome Gladys, MP for the Fako East Constituency. She is sponsoring treatment for patients suffering from Versico Vaginal Fistulas, which is an abnormal after-birth medical complication whereby victims pass out urine uncontrollably.
After visiting some of the female patients at the Limbe Regional Hospital on Monday, Mrs. Etombi was satisfied with the team of medical experts for the treatment being carried out on five women. She told CT that the initiative is a personal effort that kicked-off with her announcement on March 8, 2014 during the International Women’s Day celebrations.
An excited Lupita says its a major compliment;
“It was exciting and just a major, major compliment and especially, I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen.” she said
Summed up as a rare demonstration of humanitarian actions, some five colleges and primary schools in Bui division have offered special prayers in favour of their benefactors, who recently constructed and freely handed to them, 15 classrooms, several offices, stores, staff rooms, toilets, school wash-hand basins, benches, tables, chairs, drinking pails, school gardens and micro-credit schemes, amongst others.