When people come together, beautiful things happen. We can all change a life of someone and bring hope and opportunity. With your amazing support and our partners, we bring change and hope for a better and brighter future. Here’s our latest stories and how your donations are changing the lives of children with special abilities that need specialized assistance and support at this difficult time.
Imagine struggling at school, trying to complete tasks with no help from anyone.
The Pandemic and now war has affected children as well as adults. Attending school during war can be a challenge.
Dimitrov was struggling at school and had no one to help at home. His mother, an orphan herself, never had the chance to learn how to read. Our partner Children’s Hearts, Ukraine organized lessons for him to help him with school. Dimitrov can now read, he is more confident and does well at school. His mother is forever grateful to the kind people that helped her son.
Online therapy can be challenging, but the therapists at the Little Lighthouse are determined to help children keep the skills learned, they motivate children by using familiar objects. Parents also play a crucial role in helping their children. This is the new reality in Ukraine .
The Little Lighthouse is helping refugees find a suitable home for their disabled child and also offers psychological support and therapy online. The parents work closely with the therapists to support children.
Safe in Romania, helped by the Little Lighthouse team
Essential therapy in Moldova
They fled to Moldova to escape the war.
Petro has speech problems, but the sound of bombs, stressed him a lot, and he now speaks a few words and whispers. At the Tony Hawks Centre,he benefits from the speech therapist’s services, which include special language training and development exercises and activities. Children with disabilities should not miss important therapy that will help them reach their full potential.
It can be challenging during a time of war to care for the needs of children with disabilities, however thanks to your kind support children and their families can now dare to dream of a better future.