Education  India Project #45133

Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India

by ReJenga
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India
Empower Disabled Children & Mothers in Rural India

Summary

More than a billion people in the world today experience disability. These people generally have poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty. Children with disabilities in these settings also face numerous barriers to accessing medical and rehabilitation. A community-based intervention program involving parents/caregiver within the community is a viable solution and a low cost sustainable intervention for low income people in rural India

$5,000
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$4,859
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3
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0
monthly donors
1
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Challenge

More than a billion people in the world today experience disability. These people generally have poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty. This is largely due to the barriers they face in their everyday lives, rather than their disability. Disability is a public health issue, and children with disabilities in these settings also face numerous barriers to accessing medical and rehabilitation in rural India.

Solution

Goal: Enhancing the abilities of children with disabilities by providing rehabilitation services through Community Rehabilitation Center Objectives: To enhance the capacity of children by providing qualitative rehabilitation services To provide training for capacity building of the families and community to take care their children within the community To involve the community through different programs for socioeconomic rehabilitation To empower children and their families

Long-Term Impact

The program is to run within the community and promote the involvement of the Parents, Family and other community stakeholders as a partner of the development process. The involvement will establish a feeling of contribution and ownership. Enhance the potentialities of Caregivers and sustainable care - priorities the development of Knowledge, skills and attitude of parents and family to support their disabled member independently. Involvement of community development program for long term

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.rejenga.org

Organization Information

ReJenga

Location: Sammamish, WA - USA
Project Leader:
Sukanya Pyne
Sammamish, WA United States
$141 raised of $5,000 goal
 
4 donations
$4,859 to go
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