Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school

 
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 1 donation
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    Children's Photos from the DCC
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    One year into the DCC expansion in Maua, we are excited to see the developments at our project partner. Investment has not only significantly improved the workshop building, but has provided equipment for making mobility aids and therapy equipment to help in the ongoing treatment of disabled children. Staff at DCC have also...
    • 3 weeks ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    November 2014 Update
    By - David Steiner - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD CEO
    Work is ongoing with the orthopaedic workshop. No new pictures are available just yet, but we know that internal work is ongoing, along with the purchase of equipment. Some staff training too has been arranged. The schools are now closed for the long holidays.I will be visiting the project in January with one of our...
    • 3 weeks ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 1 donation
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    August 2014 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project co-ordinator
    Exciting news from the North Meru Disability Centre, where the work on improving the old run-down workshop has been completed and the building has seen an external transformation... from this above   to this - see photo below     Work has begun to equip the therapy room, and we are looking...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 1 donation
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    June 2014 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
      The North Meru DCC is about to begin a 2 year project, with money raised by HATW, to develop and equip the existing basic Orthopaedic Workshop. The improvements will enhance capacity and improve services to disabled children in the surrounding community – including Athi school - to support on going therapy for...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    February 2014 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Our North Meru DCC partners have been working to assess priority needs for Athi school and the disabled children who are resident there. The focus of this initiative is to improve existing kitchen, dining and boarding facilities for the children, with a maintenance and improvement programme. As long-standing partners of...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 1 donation
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 8 donations
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    November 2013 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    We are pleased that more volunteers from the UK have been able to visit our partner projects at the Disability Centre in Maua and Athi disability school recently – Hands Around the World recognises the importance of ongoing relationships, so that the support we can offer is led by our partner’s needs. In August...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    August 2013 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Two ‘Hands Around the World’ volunteers are currently based with the disability centre in the town of Maua and are spending time with our partner school at Athi and the disabled children. There is plenty of work to be done in supporting the work of the disability project, and the volunteers are also spending...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    May 2013 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Continuing our links with Athi school, HANDS AROUND THE WORLD plans to send two new volunteers to the school this summer. They will share their time between supporting the disabled children at the school and working with the disability centre at the nearby town of Maua. Children attending the school stay in the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    February 2013 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Hands Around the World sends professional volunteers for short secondments to the Special School at Athi. Our latest physiotherapy volunteer to Athi school returned just before Christmas and commented: “I enjoyed working with the children and feel that I was able to be of help. This was particularly so for Erik who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 8 donations
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    October 2012 Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Excellent news from Athi school! Following on from a visit earlier in the year, of a professional volunteer (physiotherapist) and the project co-ordinator, we have had news that great progress has been madetowards the completion of the school dining hall. The project, which had been initiated by HATW volunteers in response...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    Athi School Update July 2012
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    There is nothing quite like waking at 6.00 a.m. to the sound of African children singing! When those are the voices of children resident at the disability school in Athi, the sound is extra special. These children have a wide variety of special needs and been referred to the school where they can live and learn, at their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    April Update
    By - David Steiner - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD CEO
    Just a quick note to keep you up to up to speed and let you know that Amy (physiotherapist) will be going shortly to Athi to help at with the children in  the school. She will be staying until the end of June. Amy will be traveling out with Heidi our project co-ordinator who will add a report here on her return at...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    January Update - Athi School
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Athi project Co-ordinator
    HATW volunteers on placement with Athi school have now returned, with positive feedback on their experiences working with the children and in the school, and the warmth of their welcome. A new year has started, but many of last year’s issues still remain to be resolved. One fundraising focus which the volunteers have...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school has received 8 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Kenyan children with disabilities into school posted a progress report
    Autumn Update
    By - Heidi Sydor - HANDS AROUND THE WORLD Project Co-ordinator
    Autumn update - Athi school HATW currently has 4 volunteers on short term placements with Athi school, 3 physiotherapists and an occupational therapist. The school childrenhave made them feel welcome, and teachers and children were delighted with the limited school materials and games that they had been able to bring. The...
    • 3 years ago
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HANDS AROUND THE WORLD

MONMOUTH, MONMOUTHSHIRE, United Kingdom
http://www.hatw.org.uk

Project Leader

David Steiner

Chief Executive
Monmouth, Monmouthshire United Kingdom

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