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About Us

Founded in 2016, Fit To Achieve is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals in Nigeria and the UK who are affected by sickle cell disease. The charity was founded by June Okochi, who has lived with the disease all her life and understands the challenges that individuals and their families face. Our mission is to empower people living with sickle cell disease and support them in achieving their goals.

Our Vision

To reach out to individuals and their families affected by sickle cell anaemia in West Africa’s under-served rural communities through provision of education, support and aid; enabling them to be empowered and manage their condition and to live relatively healthy lives.

Our Mission

Our mission at Fit to Achieve is to empower individuals and families affected by sickle cell anemia in under-served rural communities in Nigeria. Through education, support, and aid initiatives, we strive to make a positive impact on their lives, enabling them to better manage this condition and lead healthier lives. With the generous support of our donors, we run a variety of programs and provide on-the-ground assistance, ensuring that those in need receive the help and resources necessary to thrive.


Our Team


June Okochi



Mark Ryan

Marketing Director


Neil Suttie



Ijeoma Egbo

FTA's Pharmacist

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Ijeoma Okochi-Agwu

Trustee Treasurer


Daniel Egurube



Dr Asuquo Okpo





How We Achieve

Our mission at Fit To Achieve is important to us. We believe that we can make a real impact in the world by encouraging collaboration and leveraging the strengths of our partners and sponsors. We believe that we cannot do it alone and it is why we offer programs that are designed to help communities reach their goals, by giving back and partnering with sponsor and partner companies to maintain viable, long-term solutions.


Our work and programs are not possible without financial backing, which is why we are counting on your donations to keep all of our great work going.

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