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How it hurts to see a child with cerebral palsy but have no capacity to help

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  • alouis
    alouis Member Posts: 7
    l am an intern at this small organization in Zimbabwe which helps children with disabilities. social involvement of people with disabilities is what l want to see in my country, but the capacity to foster my dream and passion is very tiny. Please any one with better ideas help me.
  • Vic
    Vic Member Posts: 9 Listener
    Hello Alouis

    It sounds like a really interesting internship - are you there for long? It is such an enormous task to change attitudes. I would say start small with positive attitudes and a 'can do' way of working is essential for people to be able to reach their full potential .

    Have a look at Scope's Video on the Social Model of Disability which maybe useful at http://www.scope.org.uk/about-us/our-brand/social-model-of-disability or the  End the Awkward videos at  
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    I think you have made a great start by linking to other national and international disability organisations to see what they are doing. I wish you all good luck and look forward to hearing about how it is going.

  • alouis
    alouis Member Posts: 7
    Things are going well, but you know lack of resources is the biggest challenge
  • tisszy
    tisszy Member Posts: 6 Connected
    What do you think you need? 
  • alouis
    alouis Member Posts: 7
    Well wishers who can fund the Organization. the youths need diapers and detergents because they do bed wetters. We also need help with medication.

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