Health  Colombia Project #13239

Support 12 kids with hearing loss in Medellin

by Fundacion Patronato Maria Auxiliadora Vetted since 2013 Site Visit Verified


The project will help children in Medellin with sensorineural hearing loss to develop skills, that will help in their educational process and social adaptation. A multidisciplinary team composed of educators, audiologists, speech therapists and psychologists will help the children with financial restrains to develop listening and communicative skills, through a process of rehabilitation.

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After giving hearing aids or cochlear implant to children with hearing loss and language disorder; the project will also strengthen their comunicational skills through audiologist therapies and will provide for psychological sessions for beneficiaries and their families to have a better quality of life.Through this rehabilitation the children will achieved the health and psychosocial well-being required to go smoothly through their educational process and will achieve the needed social inclusion

Long-Term Impact

The project will beneficiate directly 12 children and indirectly will teach their families to foster an edecuated learning environment. Each child lives with parents and brothers, each family has around five members. To ensure adequate school inclusion for the 12 beneficiaries, it is necessary in this project to train teachers so they can help in the educational process. This project will help around 60 family members and 12 teachers.



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Fundacion Patronato Maria Auxiliadora

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
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Medellin, Antioquia Colombia

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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