PROJECT FOCUS: FUNDS NEEDED
God has blessed Orphan Voice with the opportunity to work with special needs children in Vietnam. In 2010, leaders in Phu Ninh District asked us to help the special-needs children in their district. The children were not receiving any care or therapeutic intervention at that time.. The most common disabilities were:
• Cerebral Palsy
• Spina Bifida
• Cognitive Impairment
• Muscular Dystrophy
Phu Ninh Therapy Center and Deaf School
To help this group of children, Orphan Voice began a two room physical therapy program in 2010, and established the Phu Ninh Therapy Center in 2011. Both operate entirely out of the Orphan Voice budget and are free to the poverty stricken Phu Ninh families.
The center currently serves 40 children from age newborn to sixteen years.
NEED AND PROJECT DESCRIPTION
While the ministry to the Phu Ninh children has been tremendous, officials from 5 surrounding districts have also asked for our help. There are no services for the special needs children in their districts. We are determined to help them, with God’s help.
The program objectives area:
1 Provide outreach in three rural provinces to families with disabled children
2 Provide a facility where a maximum of 50 disabled children and their parent can reside for one to two weeks at a time while the child receives intensive treatment
3 Train a minimum of 50 adults how to continue the physical treatment using basic equipment when they return home
4 Provide in home visits one month and four months after the intensive residential care by a therapist to ensure the treatments are being implemented properly and assess the child for the next intensive treatment.
Orphan Voice is currently seeking funding to help these children. So far, we have identified up to 600 special needs children in these districts who need our help.
If you are interested in funding or helping to fund this project, email email@example.com for more information, including the projected start-up costs and costs of operation for three years.