Heidi 2018 - Building an Orthotic Center in Denkhanal, Orissa
Children with disabilities often need braces and orthotics for better mobility. Also Children in India need access to the best technology in this area.
In collaboration with the indian NGO "Swiss Heidi Foundation" we will build a Center in the district of Denkhanal to promote the Treatment of children with musculoskeletal conditions such as clubfoot and Cerebral palsy.
The property is there. Now we are in the planning and fund raising phase.
In this project our aim is to improve access and treatment for children with Cerebral Palsy.
SVNIRTAR is our strong partner in Orissa.
Promoting Awareness about Clubfoot treatment
"Cure India International Trust (CIIT)" and SVNIRTAR are our strong Partners for creating more awareness among the indian population that clubfoot can be treated. Sasank Mohanty together with CURE organized a clubfoot camp. On a single day 18 children with untreated clubfoot where identified and referred to local clinics in Cuttack and Olatpur (SVNIRTAR).
Project Sustainable Clubfoot Treatment
Clubfoot can be treated. Our arm is to improve Clubfoot therapy through the connection of existing resources in India and improvement of access to therapy.
Through the collaboration with our local Partners Cure India International Trust (CIIT) and SVNIRTAR in Orissa every year 2000 children with clubfoot can be successfully treated