Treatment for 100 youth with disabilities in Congo

 
$9,518
$38,002
Raised
Remaining
Dec 13, 2007

IPVRC is now StandProud

IPVRC has just changed its name to "StandProud: Helping Polio Survivors and Youth with Other Disabilities in Africa to Walk." Just say StandProud, which says it all: helping African children with disabilities to walk and to have pride in themselves and what they can accomplish in their lives. What an amazing achievement for these children once their disability is corrected and they can walk, dance, play soccer, go to school, and take control of their lives. That's what StandProud helps them do. StandProud is also proud of our many donors. This time we'd like to feature our youngest supporter, based in Maryland. She has raised over $2,000 for StandProud in the last few months around her Bat Mitzvah. GlobalGiving helped make this possible by making space and special tools available on this website for her so she could create a special page devoted to StandProud and her support for this project. The results have been amazing. Finally, take a look at our new newsletter, which is attached. Browse through the pictures -- just looking at them may well convince you to donate. We look forward to counting you as a StandProud donor. Thank you.


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  • Tony
    Tony it's really great to hear how well this StandProud/GlobalGiving collaboration is doing.
    • 7 years ago
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  • michael
    michael I worked in Congo for a summer and the crowds of significantly disfigured children constantly begging really moved me, although I felt helpless to do anything about it. I am so excited to see an organization focused on this issue and wish you the best.
    • 7 years ago
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