Children
 Russia
Project #6779

Help to provide vital massage for orphaned babies!

by Petersburg Parents

Summary

The aim of the project is to provide orphaned babies from Vsevolojsk baby-care center with massage which is vital for them as it is the only way for them to develop physically.
$12,163
total raised
124
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

When a child has a family, every single hug or touch helps him to develop his body. Infants from orphanages lack physical communication with parents which affects their physical development and later on affects their whole lives. Baby care centres and children's hospitals in Russia are not able to provide massage for abandoned children, and therefore the children have to grow up without the needed help. This always leads to different physical conditions (e.g. paralysis).

Solution

Every child needs massage 10-15 massages 3 times a year. Therefore we hire professional masseuses to give a course of massage to each child in the Vsevolojsk orphanage.

Long-Term Impact

The help we are providing to the children gives them a chance to be normal which is very important in any age as well as in childhood as in adult life. Statistics also show that orphans with no physical conditions are likely to be adopted.

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

Petersburg Parents

Location: Saint Petersburg - Russia
Website: http:/​/​www.otkazniki-spb.ru
Petersburg Parents
Project Leader:
Elena Lashkova
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Funded Project!

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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