Anna was a good, experienced teacher. But when our education project director, Daisy* approached her to offer work teaching children with disabilities in Belovodski children’s home, Anna was not sure she was up to the task. However, Daisy assured Anna that she would not be alone, that she and our team would be with her, giving her support and ideas.
Daisy has an educational background and spends time finding and supplying creative ways to teach children with special needs. And we discovered sponsors willing to contribute to provide school supplies for the children in the education program. Once more we, gave a hand up to people in need.
Our Project Restore seeks to restore hope and provide opportunities and a future for children at risk. We give children and families the tools they need to overcome obstacles and live fruitful and productive lives. Working together with our local partners, we empower, encourage, and help provide opportunities for a better future for these children!
A doctor, nurse, physical therapist, speech therapist and a special needs teacher, all on one dream team.
She encouraged the younger girl to keep trying with the horse. Lisa received the encouragement, and her perseverance paid off.
Now that cold weather has set in, there is one village medical clinic that will be warmer.
Samuel* entered the world with cerebral palsy. When he was about 12 years old, his family sent him to stay at the state institution for children with disabilities.
She denied it and said it never happened, and that I must have dreamed it!
How do you change people and communities when you cannot go near them?
Kamil realized he possessed leadership skills and that he had not been leading in a good way. He resolved to stop pressuring other students to do the wrong things and to try to lead in doing good things.
At that gathering every woman had a personal testimony of how the seminar is changing her family and personal life.
Educating disadvantaged communities about their health does not only prevent illnesses and improve their wellbeing, but it can also save lives.
Young and old alike passed by, marveling at dozens of paintings…
This four-year-old’s name literally means “Lovely Soul.” When she grins, you can see that it’s a good fit.
Soon Rahim began to speak those words. And it was like something opened up inside him. He began to respond to comments and requests from others.
Problems with her birth left her unable to walk normally, so she has spent most of her life sitting and watching the world go by.
When nationwide shut-down for Covid-19 hit Kyrgyzstan, Nurgul knew she had to find something for the special education teachers she leads to do. So she turned the work furlough into a massive training time.
Anna was a good, experienced teacher. But when our education project director, Daisy* approached her to offer work teaching children with disabilities in Belovodski children’s home,
Julia has new energy now in her especially important work!
She was discouraged when she learned there could be no seminars in her village. But soon we will have good news for Aygul and others like her!
Now more families in rural southern Kyrgyzstan have useful health information in addition to basic food necessities.
“I am really afraid of this coming winter. How will I stay warm? How will I pay for electricity?”
A Fall party was a great opportunity to show guests just how much the children are learning.