Improving Speech Therapy for CleftLipPalate Childs

by Costa Rican Association for Children with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate


Our service prevents frustrating experiences for this kids since they present a wide range of speech impediments. Improve the Speech Therapy Service for children with Cleft Lip/Palate equates to improve their quality of life and relationships with others in a meaningful way, as our specialized therapy aims to rehabilitate them from an early age so they can feel more confident in communicating with their environment, facilitating their integration into the educational system.
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Currently we do not have the necessary funds to purchase various materials that are necessary to complete the Speech Therapy Service of our Association, which is why we ask the help of all those who are interested in helping our patients to achieve proper conditioning of the service with all the necessary materials for the rehabilitation of children born with Cleft Lip/Palate malformation in Costa Rica.


Through the funds raised through the project, our Association agrees to make the purchase of all materials listed for the improvement of Speech Therapy Service, allowing our specialists to provide better recreational treatment that enables the rehabilitation of our patients as soon as possible.

Long-Term Impact

Our association each year supports 80/90 new patients together with their families who need to overcome a long and intense treatment-journey along their side. By improving our patient's cognitive condition, we will support society facilitating their learning process and professional life integration. Through this project we aim to avoid many negative and frustrating experiences which can cause, during their childhood, low self-esteem issues which in the future may even require professional help.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information

Costa Rican Association for Children with Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Location: San Jose - Costa Rica
Project Leader:
asociacion lph
San Jose, Costa Rica

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