Operation Mercy’s local partners are continuing to support communities in Tajikistan during the COVID 19 crisis. One team is focusing on the needs of Afghan refugees in the country.
“When we were planning the Wheelchair Provision and Service Workshop, sport was not the first thing that came to mind. There are so many people here that need basic,
In the women and youth empowerment project we address several key social and health issues, literacy, learning English, leadership in community/family, equal rights, stigma and advocacy.
A community project in Tajikistan invites peers, children who do not have disabilities, to regularly attend rehabilitation activities six months before school starts.
Gulnoza truly brings sustained hope to the people she meets with. By caring for struggling individuals in this society, she is helping bring about the heart change that leads to life transformation.
If you’re like most people, you have a wardrobe that many families in Tajikistan could not believe – shoes, boots, dress clothes, casual clothes, sports clothes,
We believe engaging with the local community is essential to doing effective development work. By working with leaders and citizens, we can positively affect attitudes towards children with disabilities and encourage a sustainable integration of our projects into the community.
Her confidence has grown immensely, and with this growth, she has begun to teach and train other mothers in a way that contributes to making Operation Mercy’s work in Isfara truly sustainable.
In our empowerment project, women and youth interact together and discover their own value.
Watch how our Operation Mercy project: “Mobility For All” in Tajikistan provided a wheelchair for a little girl with Cerebral Palsy.
And meet the dedicated technicians who make it all possible.
In May 2016 a flood hit a village in the district of Rudaki.
“At 2am we heard announcements that we needed to get out of our houses…”
Alisher is a boy with autism, who struggles to interact well with his world, struggles with behaviour and attention and is not able to speak.
The community based rehabilitation project in Rudaki provides early intervention and rehabilitation for children with disabilities and support for their parents.
We have distributed DVDs including this video about “How insulin is made” and many more resources for patients and doctors to more than twenty endocrinologists so that they can use them to increase their own knowledge and educate their patients.
Shukrullo was delighted when our Operation Mercy mobility team in Tajikistan got him a wheelchair!
Our health trainers don’t just “tick off the boxes” after they teach a lesson, but they pay attention and try to see the women, to understand them,
A gentleman from the Ministry of Health approaches the podium at the 1st National CBR Conference in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Six years ago we had a “friendship building experience,” in the form of a major argument over priorities for children with disabilities and where they live.
In the coming months Operation Mercy through the local NGO will support the family with food packages and medication.
Shakhnoza was worried. Her 14-month old child was very thin and had become sick very quickly…
After months of meetings with local government authorities and other key parties, as well as planning, moving, and training, the day finally arrived – we opened our new office in Isfara…
“This community has helped my son to improve not only physically, but also mentally.”