The Province of West Flanders supports our partner Bethany Kids in Kenya.

This €10,500 grant will allow our partner to educate medical staff, parents and other carers of children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus about the lifelong (after)care of children with these conditions.

The Bethany Kids team sent us the gripping report of their home visit to Patrick Njoroge in Dandora, close to the capital Nairobi.

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Child-Help Award for Extraordinary Performance 2023: Winner Announcement

We are happy and proud to announce this year’s winner of the Child-Help Award 2023. 

The winner is HOPE SBH, a support group from Ethiopia, and the award was given to the executive director, Beza Haile, at the workshop that Child-Help organized in Kizimkazi, Zanzibar during 11th – 13th June.

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The tasks include administrative support for the management, the organisation of events, the preparation of national and international meetings and conferences as well as fundraising activities. The tasks also include financial, marketing and personnel matters, coordination with external partners and stakeholders

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World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Day 2023

Today is World Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus day.

Read further to see how you can participate in this special day.

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Kask & Conservatory master’s student spends one month in Kampala (Uganda)

Daniil Zozulya, a photography master’s student at Kask & Conservatory in Ghent (Belgium), will spend a few weeks in Uganda as part of his internship. During his stay there he will visit some of Child-Help’s projects. He regularly sends out blog posts and pictures to share his impressions.

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Child-Help International Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2022 consists of 3 main topics: Decolonization; Interview with Dr Shabani at MOI Hospital in Dar es Salaam; and the story of Lucy, a house mother at the House of Hope in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Tropical Cyclone Freddy Post-Disaster Update, Malawi

In the wake of Cyclone Freddy’s devastating impact on Malawi, Child-Help Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (CH SBH) Malawi has been on a mission to assist those affected by the disaster. This text highlights their efforts to provide shelter and support for individuals facing the challenges of spina bifida and hydrocephalus in the aftermath of the cyclone.

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Following the Houses of Hope

A 21 year old Rhune Bervoet, a photography master’s student at Kask & Conservatory based in Ghent (Belgium) will spend one month in different locations in Tanzania, staying at Houses of Hope. On this page you can follow her story.
In the introduction we mentioned more about the purpose of this blog, and what you can expect in the upcoming days.

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Following Houses of Hope – Introduction

Rhune, a photography master’s student, will spend one month in Tanzania as a part of her internship. She will provide daily reports on the time spent with staff, parents and children at different Houses of Hope in Tanzania.

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Opening of a House of Hope in Kimara, Tanzania

We are happy to announce the formal opening of a House of Hope (HoH) in Kimara, in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania).

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Child-Help Supports WHO Initiative for Food Fortification to prevent consequences of micronutrient deficiencies

Child-Help supports resolution “Accelerating efforts for preventing micronutrient deficiencies and their consequences, including spina bifida and other neural tube defects, through safe and effective food fortification” which is going to be submitted for approval in May 2023, at the 76th World Health Assembly.

Find the resolution here:

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Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

As a result of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, thousands of people were buried under the rubble, and tens of thousands were injured.

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