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3R Project

3R is...

Rehabilitation - Reunification - Restoration

Due to extreme poverty levels in Haiti, numerous disabled children are being abandoned on the streets, orphanages, and hospitals by parents who cannot provide economic sustenance for the family. Most of the abandoned children are handicapped, mentally challenged, past the legal age of adoption, or have terminal illnesses.

Although many orphanages exist in Haiti, few are dedicated to support disabled children. As for rehabilitation services, economic barriers make it difficult for most Haitians to access them. Only high-income families that can afford such service are able to use the facility. Therefore, it is critical that parents and children connect with professionals to learn about the world of disabilities in order to support their child with respect and dignity.

Currently, we make scheduled visits to a disabled children orphanage called the Village of Hope to show love, give affection, and provide care to all children. Nevertheless, we have an ambitious goal which we call the 3R project.

Rehabilitation

  • To build a new rehabilitation center exclusively devoted to children with mental or physical disabilities
  • To provide wheelchairs, orthopedic surgery, braces, walkers, lifts, hearing aids, eyeglasses, medical equipment, and physiotherapy for physical disabilities
  • Reunification

  • To train parents of disabled children to take care of their own children
  • To provide income generating tools to the parents to raise disabled children at home
  • Restoration

  • To restore skills and functional abilities at the earliest stage possible
  • To provide art education to the disabled children to help with creative expression
  • To facilitate spiritual restoration through the Word of God, worship, and prayer
  • To give emotional restoration through counseling services to both parents and disabled children
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