Our partner in Cameroon is the second-largest health service provider after the government. They have 8 general hospitals, 32 health centres and 45 primary health care centres in remote or underserved communities. With a staff of 5000, our partner serves 8 of the 10 regions in Cameroon and supports kids with disabilities across the country.
From Communities to Hospitals
We meet amazing kids with disabilities at our partner’s local clinics. These clinics are the grassroots level of care. Many kids can get the medical care they need at the clinic, but others need surgery. If that’s the case, then they’re referred to one of our partner’s hospitals where they’ll receive surgical care followed by rehabilitation, thanks to supporters like you.
The rehabilitation kids receive depends on their specific disability. Sometimes rehabilitation needs to be done at the hospital or it can be done in the field. Either way, we work closely with a child’s family to make sure kids get the services they need, where they need them.
Life Beyond Your Healing Hug
Even after a child’s healing hug is complete, our partner continues their work. Because of their close ties with schools specifically designed for children with visual or hearing impairments, our partner is able to connect many kids to schools so these kids can achieve their full potential. We’re also working with our partner to build resiliency programs in the area. These programs support kids with disabilities and remind them that they are beautiful, precious and loved.
Your healing hug gives kids with disabilities life-changing medical care and the chance to dream about their future. Thanks to you, they can achieve their full potential and become all that God created them to be.