empowering parents and children in preventing and reducing the effects of chronic diseases
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
It is inconvenient to know that despite the advancements in technology, there are still many types of illnesses with no cure. Significant changes, however, in the global health landscape, chronic diseases continue to threaten a person's quality of life. Its lingering effects have been apparent with the increasing number of children who suffer from asthma, obesity, diabetes, and tuberculosis among others.
How will this project solve this problem?
Kids Be Aware is committed to conducting activities that will educate parents about the cause and effect of chronic diseases. Therefore, workshops, trainings, and seminars will be conducted to achieve the following goals and objectives: To enable parents to determine the risk factors that causes illnesses among children To help parents realize "parental expectations" to limit children with unhealthy habits and/or behavior
Potential Long Term Impact
To parents, the program will: allow them to determine the risk factors that may bring illnesses on their children; help them understand more about parental expectations to set limits on the attitude and habits or behavior that foster unhealthy living; help them become more aware of disease risk factors so that their children may recognize them as well; and enable them to reinforce the expectation that unhealthy behaviors, attitudes, opinions, and habits will interfere with a healthy
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.