Helping Disabled Children in Siberia

 
$15,134
$14,866
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Dec 5, 2013

Report number 5

“Constellation of hearts” Charity Fund greatly appreciates everybody who made donations for the project “Help to handicapped children from Siberia”.

Dear friends and supporters, thanks to your generous donations, we are able to provide assistance to disabled children.
The children have been provided with a complex of pharmaceutical treatment, massage, physiotherapy, needle therapy, and many other services. We can see that the children’s health significantly improves after each treatment session is completed.

We highly appreciate your support and assistance to the handicapped children in Siberia. Each dollar of your donations is an actual contribution to the health of particular children.
Thank you very much for your support, responsiveness and faith in our success!

Here are the photos of a few children:

Dec 5, 2013

Report number 5

“Constellation of hearts” Charity Fund greatly appreciates everybody who made donations for the project “Help to handicapped children from Siberia”.

Dear friends and supporters, thanks to your generous donations, we are able to provide assistance to disabled children.
The children have been provided with a complex of pharmaceutical treatment, massage, physiotherapy, needle therapy, and many other services. We can see that the children’s health significantly improves after each treatment session is completed.

We highly appreciate your support and assistance to the handicapped children in Siberia. Each dollar of your donations is an actual contribution to the health of particular children.

Thank you very much for your support, responsiveness and faith in our success!

Here are the photos of a few children:

Jul 29, 2013

Report number 4

Dear Friends and Supporters,

For a year now you have been providing support to the handicapped orphans in Siberia.

Due to your assistance 320 handicapped orphans can undergo rehabilitation at the physical therapy room outfitted with the state-of-the-art equipment. Your donations are also a support for the handicapped orphans from the low-income families.

In Russia, a family often breaks up after a handicapped child is born. Often abandoned by their fathers, handicapped children are raised by their mothers and grandmothers. A chronic disease such as cerebral palsy requires ongoing monthly rehabilitation. A single-parent family cannot afford it. We are helping these families. For the reporting period, the treatment and rehabilitation services have been provided to over 20 handicapped children in low-income families. We use your funds to pay for massage services, swimming-pool activities, and hippotherapy for the children.

Because of your generous donations, we are able to pay for treatment services at the medical centers. The children have been provided with a complex of pharmaceutical treatment, massage, physiotherapy, needle therapy, and many other services. We can see that the children’s health significantly improves after each treatment session is completed.

We highly appreciate your support and assistance to the handicapped children in Siberia. May God give good health to you and your loved ones. Each dollar of your donations is an actual contribution to the health of particular children.

Here are the photos of a few children:

Apr 8, 2013

Report number 3

Dear Friends!

Together with you, we have collected $ 10,000 for orphans with disabilities. Thanks to your donations, we equipped two rehabilitation classrooms and purchased very effective “Atlant” suits.

Thanks to you, the staff at the Oyashinskogo orphanage can conduct their rehabilitation sessions in a large properly equipped room with:

- Wooden ladders;

- Soft modules (track, rollers, etc.);

- A new rehabilitation simulator "Gross";

A second room for the orphans with disabilities was outfitted with Montessori panels for developing fine motor skills and learning colors and objects.

Dear Friends and Supporters!

We sincerely thank you for your generous support to the project and help for our children! Thanks to you, orphans with disabilities have access to rehabilitation equipment and modern methods for rehabilitation.  Thanks to this, in a short period of time we already see their health has improved.

Thank you! We hope that you will continue to support our project that will assist disabled children from low-income families (see the new description of the project).

Oct 22, 2012

Trip to Oyashinsky orphanage

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 Charity foundation "Constellation of hearts" organized for volunteers and philanthropists of fund a trip to the orphanage that we take care about.For many years charity foundation «Constellation of Hearts», within the program «Keep the child’s health, save his life» supports rehabilitation of pupils of the Oyashinsky children's house boarding school.

The Oyashinsky orphanage is the largest correctional establishment for children with average and heavy intellectual backwardness in the Novosibirsk region. Diagnoses of many pupils are burdened by additional diseases: Cerebral spastic infantile paralysis, other defeats of CNS, blindness, etc.

The structure of the house boarding school includes 3 divisions, we visited 2 of them:

1. The mercy division – for the heaviest children needing the constant help, treatment and care, 164 pupils live there;
It is felt that children very well looked after. In their roomthe air is absolutely normal, no unpleasant smells («smells of an illness, ofdirty body»), children are very well-groomed, in pampers, they have no decubituses.

In a corridor we saw group of children of office of mercy that were taken out on carriages for a walk. We were pleased very much with the fact that children are very smiling, they are not afraid of  adults –strangers (that also serves as confirmation of the good treatment of them from adults), they pull hands, they look with pleasure on shiny subjects and clothes of their interlocutors.

2. The division of the psycho-pedagogical help –main objective is social rehabilitation of disabled children by means of educational, medical improving, labor programs, 133 pupils live there. We visited some groups and classes of this division in which there were lessons.

In the first group, there are children of different ages who do not go to school therefore, they spend a lot of time in a game room.

In the next class, the children that can't write,were looking at the pictures in books. Children very much liked the shiny dress of our volunteer Ekaterina, her big watch especially drew their attention,her black nailsalso caused many questions. As it usually happens children were pulling their hands to the camera.

That is very important: 

 Annually, as a result of highly professional work of employees of a boarding school, 5-12 children from division of mercy are transferred to the division of the psychological-pedagogical help. 

There are a lot of factors influencingit, one of them is the modern rehabilitation equipment which appearedin Oyash, including that with our help:
So, several months ago we provided the in establishment with 4 innovative Atlant suits for rehabilitation of disabled children and today could look personally how they work.

There are 2 childrenin a hall:

- pupil of the Oyashinsky children's house boarding school, Marina 4 years.The instructor in physiotherapy exercises, Olga Ivanovskaya, shows and tellsin detail, how the suit works.
With the help of the suit Marinochka can stand vertically (that she can't do without it) she also can wave arms and legs, she tries to hold hand-rail and to rearrange legs.

- the second child, isn't the pupil of establishment, Anechka «the house child» and is in the center with her mother. Anya lives with his mother in the rural areas, they have no great wealth. Anya's mother does not work constantly caring for a sick daughter.

 A year ago she was hit down by a car. They with mother arrived for rehabilitation in Oyash after numerous ineffectual attempts to receive help in others places. 

In November, 2011 Anechka could stand only by means of fastenings on a vertikalizator, presented by our fund, in June, 2012 Atlant suits arrived inOyashinsky orphanage and the girl had a considerable progress.
In only 4 months of training in the Atlantsuit the girl could take first steps after her trauma!!! As her mother, AllaNekrasov confirms, at the girl’s muscular memory began to wake up, she began to move legs.

Moreover, it in she can, by means of hands lift her body (to trainbelly muscles).The staff of Oyashinsky orphanage lays hopes on rehabilitation of pupils by means of Atlantsuits, as now there are 4 suits avalavle, from the smallest till the biggest size.

The director of the children's house boarding school Lyubov Prismakina thanks:

«Thanks to all who offered money for purchase of Atlantsuits and for supporting orphanage’s wellbeing. Because, it is really a good thing to do, there are not many people helping such children...»

Charity foundation «CONSTELLATION of HEARTS» and employees of the Oyashinsky children's house boarding school themselves and on behalf of pupils warmly thank all people who helped this and other rehabilitation equipment to appear in their establishment:

• All philanthropists who offered the money through GlobalGiving in favor of disabled children of Siberia;
• The GlobalGiving team for the provided possibility of collecting donations through your site!
• Translators of the «The Siberian translator center "UNA" which made the translation of documents and reports for the international site on collecting donations;
• Employees and volunteers of «Constellation of hearts»,and also, wish all people good health!
We also urge all philanthropists not to leave without the kind participation the disabled children of Siberia and to continue to make the generous donations for the good of health of children!

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Project Leader

Margarita Semikova

Novosibirsk, Russia

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Map of Helping Disabled Children in Siberia