The project will raise the quality of life of 50 Children with Disabilities (CwDs) of the poor and marginalized community group of Nepal. The project will benefit 250 people and they will be able to participate in the income generation activities, hence reducing the poverty and increasing the access to education, health, social activities etc. Out of 75 districts in Nepal, Patan CBR has been destination from more than 40 districts.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
According to WHO, there are 3,900,000 People with Disabilities (PwD) in Nepal. Statistics shows majority of the children that are excluded from the education,health,social services are from CwDs. Also, it is found that poverty and disability are interrelated.So, family with 1 CwD has to look after by at least 1 family member and unable to participate in economic activities thus generating poverty. The project benefits family from more than 40 districts of Nepal.
How will this project solve this problem?
Patan CBR provides rehabilitation facilities like special education in the form of resource class, epilepsy medicine distribution, skill training like candle, envelop, necklace etc making, daily physiotherapy services from professional physiotherapist and transportation facilities from home to the rehabilitation centre and back to home facilities for the poor and marginalized CwDs. Also, counseling will be provided to the parents of CwDs regarding the physiotherapy.
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will benefit some 250 people with 50 families with CwDs.With this rehabilitation service, complexity of CwDs will be reduced whereas quality of life will be raised and the economic status of the families will be uplifted.
Total Funding Received to Date: $8,830
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $6,170
Total Funding Goal: $15,000