Apply to Join

Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine

by INTERNATIONAL CHARITY FUND UKRAINE! I AM FOR YOU!
Play Video
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine
Rehabilitation for 35 Deaf Children from Ukraine

By Larysa Kuzmenko – Project leader


Dear Friends, despite COVID-19 quarantine, we look for ways to continue our work aimed at rehabilitation of children experiencing loss of hearing and speech.

Auditory rehabilitation is the most important stage in children’s lives after cochlear implant surgery.

Today more than 80 children are in urgent need for post-surgery rehabilitation. It is critical for children to undergo rehabilitation shortly after surgery. In order to not expose children with weakened immune system to COVID-19, we have developed an online learning platform to deliver post-surgery rehabilitation.

Qualified instructors such as speech therapist, audiologist and music therapist conduct individual learning sessions with children and their parents online. Class curriculum focuses on development of speech breathing and speech rhythm. Since early June we have already delivered training sessions for 36 children and their parents and each child completed 10 individual classes. After completion of the online course, families received training materials needed to continue training at home and online access to additional consultations with speech therapists. Online learning  allows  us to provide timely rehabilitation program to children and their families, without creating any risk to their health.


 We want to express our thanks to all project participants, our donors and the entire GlobalGiving team. 

 

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Ukraine, much like many other countries fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, has implemented strict quarantine measures. Due to this, unfortunately, during these unprecedented circumstances our organization is currently unable to carry out our project supporting rehabilitation of children with hearing and speech disabilities. We are postponing our next rehabilitation camp program, currently scheduled for May 15th, to a later date, after the end of quarantine. We hope this day will come very soon. 80 more children with hearing and speech disabilities who have undergone cochlear implant surgery are awaiting their turn to attend our rehabilitation camp. We want to thank GlobalGiving Team and our sponsors for your continued support and understanding.

Sincerely,

Larysa Kuzmenko

Project Manager

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
 

Ukraine, much like many other countries fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, has implemented strict quarantine measures. Due to this, unfortunately, during these unprecedented circumstances our organization is currently unable to carry out our project supporting rehabilitation of children with hearing disabilities. We are postponing our next rehabilitation camp program, currently scheduled for May 15th, to a later date, after the end of quarantine. We hope this day will come very soon. We want to thank GlobalGiving Team and our sponsors for your continued support and understanding.


Sincerely,

Larysa Kuzmenko

Project Manager



--- Исходное сообщение ---
От кого: "Лариса Олександрiвна Кузьменко" <lara_ak@ukr.net>
Дата: 23 мая 2020, 15:04:32


Ukraine, much like many other countries fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, has implemented strict quarantine measures. Due to this, unfortunately, during these unprecedented circumstances our organization is currently unable to carry out our project supporting rehabilitation of children with hearing disabilities. We are postponing our next rehabilitation camp program, currently scheduled for May 15th, to a later date, after the end of quarantine. We hope this day will come very soon. We want to thank GlobalGiving Team and our sponsors for your continued support and understanding.


Sincerely,

Larysa Kuzmenko

Project Manager

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Our Fund has already organized 6 rehabilitation wellness camps for children with hearing and speech disabilities. These children are now on a path to recovery.

Currently our volunteers are raising additional funds to support the next rehabilitation camp for 50 children recovering after cochlear implant surgery and who look to our organization to help them with their recovery.

While our rehabilitation programs directly depend on the financial support we receive from our valued sponsors, we and our partners used the time between camps to open an art-studio, where children after cochlear implantation surgery can develop through art-therapy (draw, dance, and create).

Art therapy serves as an important supplement to the rehabilitation activities. It helps children with development, helps them express their thoughts, share feelings, and work through fears. 

We plan to hold our next rehabilitation camp in May or June of 2020. All of our successes became possible thanks to your support, dear sponsors. We express our deepest gratitude to all of you and hope that together we will continue to do good and beneficial activities for our children.


Kind regards,

Project manager,

Larysa Kuzmenko

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook



Inclusive theater for children with hearing disabilities


Inclusive theater for children with hearing disabilities

In September we organized our sixth rehabilitation camp “Verba-6” for children with hearing and speech disabilities. The camp was held at a health center “Dachny”, where 25 more children successfully completed rehabilitation program, while their parents gained valuable communication and coaching skills.


With support from our Fund and organization “Rastem zdorovymy” (Grow in health), we participated in a project titled “Inclusive theater for children with hearing disabilities”. In August a number of young graduates from our rehabilitation program performed in a children’s play “Little sorceresses”, presented at Kyiv’s Children’s Theater. Young actors demonstrated their achievements as well as their acting skills. They worked hard, making costumes, creating decorations, learning choreography and their lines. Play’s plot was centered around the wonder of hearing.

Through this project we would like to educate as many families as possible that deafness can be reversed if a timely cochlear implant surgery is performed and followed by an effective rehabilitation program.

 

We express our sincere gratitude to our sponsors, who continue giving children an opportunity to live full and healthy lives!

 Best regards,

 Project manager

 Kuzmenko Larysa

 

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
 

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

INTERNATIONAL CHARITY FUND UKRAINE! I AM FOR YOU!

Location: Kyiv - Ukraine
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Larysa Kuzmenko
Kiev, Ukraine
$13,000 raised of $17,500 goal
 
142 donations
$4,500 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

INTERNATIONAL CHARITY FUND UKRAINE! I AM FOR YOU! has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.