ome based care / Home visits Taking healthcare services
away from institutions and delivering them directly to the community. Observing parents and carers interacting with their child and providing them with the help
and advice they need, promoting early intervention and teaching appropriate techniques specific for the individual family and child.
Outreach Programme We are currently working in Luwero and Nkokonjeru and are partnering with a number of
organizations and projects to further the cause of children with special needs.
Therapy We offer all aspects of therapy for our children including Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and
Speech Therapy. The parents are trained in simple therapy techniques of handling, exercise, positioning, feeding and care for their children.
Drop-in Centre Our centre is open four days a week from 9am to 4pm, for the parents and carers to come with their
children to use all the available facilities. No child is turned away as there is always room for one more!
Vocational skills training In August 2010 we started a special class for some of our older children where they are taught
different skills such as crafts, paper mache and other life skills to help them lead independent lives.
Income Generating Activities We support our families with small interest free loans to start up and run their own businesses,
such as, vegetable stalls, chicken and piggery projects and farming projects. We also have trainings for parents in tailoring, crafts, candle and soap making and
briquette making to improve their livelihoods, enabling them to support their families.
Special Needs School The school aims to serve children with mental and/or physical disabilities who are not eligible
for regular education. The goal is to meet each child at his or her level and to help them improve skills. There are two classes within the school. The morning
class serves students on academic track and the afternoon class serves the more severely disabled children who are currently learning communication and self help