Yayasan Rumah Rachel ('Rachel House')

Rachel House was registered in November 2006 as a charitable organization under the name of Yayasan Rumah Rachel in Indonesia with the purpose of providing palliative care to children from poor and needy families living with life-threatening diseases, such as cancer and HIV. It is the first pediatric palliative care service in Indonesia, providing pain and symptom management for children in the final stages of their illness at free of charge. Without the service, many of these children from poor families would spend their last days in horrific pain without medical assistance. Rachel House was founded in the hope that no child would ever have to die in pain, without love and care. It is bu...

Rachel House's nurses train other health workers.

Rachel House's nurses train other health workers.
To make sure palliative care is available for all who need it, Rachel House provides palliative care training to medical professionals at hospitals, primary health units, and in the community. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rachel House's "nurses on bikes" on the move.

Rachel House's "nurses on bikes" on the move.
Rachel House's nurses travel the streets of Jakarta by motorbike to provide home care. Rain, scorching sun, heat, traffic jams, and very narrow streets can not stop them from reaching those in need. (view small | med | large | orig)

Help care for children living with cancer or HIV.

Help care for children living with cancer or HIV.
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A Rachel House nurse comforting a patient's mother

A Rachel House nurse comforting a patient's mother
Photo from Progress Report 'NINETY-NINE' (view small | med | large | orig)

Teguh on his 1st & last trip to the zoo

Teguh on his 1st & last trip to the zoo
Photo from Progress Report '"Why is the cat so big, Uncle Dadan?"' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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