It's a day of victory for people with disabilities, who have been largely ignored by humanitarian aid. On the World Humanitarian Summit, Ban Ki-moon highlited the importance of a more inclusive…
On March 20, Child-Help and 27 other development projects received financial support from Pidpa. Through their programme HidroPLUS, Pidpa supports projects in developing countries that contribute to the expansion of…

"God will tell"

10 December 2015
Belgian doctor Philippe Gillis and Pierre Mertens visited Kenya together. The reason for their mission was the first SHAK-national (SHAKN) meeting. They also paid a visit to the Joy-Town boarding…

I did it!

30 August 2015
Born with Spina Bifida in a hut in the North of Uganda, a Child-Help worker transmitted him and his mom to the CURE hospital in Mbale near the Kenyan border.…

Training in ETV

22 June 2015
Here you see baby Papakinyi, his Massai mother and the young Italian neurosurgeon Vita Stagno. Vita was trained in Mbale in ETV, the surgical technique to treat hydrocephalus without shunting.…
Dr. Sushil, a partner of Child-Help in Nepal, is a neurosurgeon. He works hard to save victims from the first and second earthquake. Child-Help sent him extra means and medical…
 On the World Day for Spina Bifida in Uganda, children that received support from Child-Help thank our donors who made our work possible by singing a song. Watch the video…
A nice testimony of Billy Ng'ang'a about his life with Spina Bifida in Kijabe in Kenya. He works as an administrator in Bethany Kids. This programme is one of Child-Help’s…

Child-Help Italy

27 October 2014
The 26th of October in Vicenza Child-Help Italy was created in cooperation with ASBI, the Italian association for Spina Bifida, Maria Zilioli, the Italian surgeon who started our project in…
Pierre Mertens visited the brand new guesthouse for young mothers and their babies in Kijabe (Kenya). It is hugely successful, but SHAK still needs a lot of support. The plans…
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