Roselyn’s Story

ROSELYN AOKO WANGA Roselyn Aoko Wanga had just finished lighting the kitchen fire, ready to prepare her morning meal when we visited her at her parents’ home in Nyaharwa sub-location, Uria village, Ugenya Sub-county of Siaya County where she lives with her mother, Monica Juma Wanga, and her brother’s family. Roselyn, now 40 years old... Continue Reading →

Kenya here we come again…

In september CBR Team is heading to Kenya again ! Our team this time will consist of 5 enthusiastic volunteers (fysio, OT, MD), and later this year another team of 2 fysio’s is going aswell. At this point, our organisation is providing mobility aids, medication and rehabilitation therapy sessions in the homes of 200 people... Continue Reading →

EU outlines priorities for post-2015 talks

A view of the European Parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg, France. The parliament passed a report that outlines the bloc’s priorities in post-2015 development framework negotiations. Photo by: European Union Eradicating poverty, combating inequalities and protecting human rights are among the key priorities that the European Union must defend in next year’s negotiations on the future... Continue Reading →

CBR Team has exciting plans!

De Nederlandstalige versie van deze blogpost vind je hier!   Our second mission to Siaya, Kenya has come to an end! And of course, we like to end in style! During the many home visits and medical camps one thing in particular stood out... many of our patients are young children, who often have suffered brain damage... Continue Reading →

New plans…

De Nederlandstalige versie van deze blogpost vind je hier! Our first week of home visits and medical camps has come to an end! Lots of old and new faces... Sometimes there's sadness, luckily most of the time we can help create new hope... What we do here during these 2 weeks, will help people with a... Continue Reading →

Feels like it was just yesterday…

De Nederlandstalige versie van deze blogpost vind je hier! Here we are again, in Siaya, and it feels like we only left just yesterday... We pick up the CBR project where we left off last year. During the following 2 weeks, we'll be organizing 4 medical camps in Kayombi,Nyangu, Sigomere and Malanga.  People with a disability in these areas... Continue Reading →

5 days to go…

... and CBR Team will land in Kisumu for a second time around. It's been almost a year since our first visit in September 2013, and our ambitions have only gotten bigger! This time again we start out from the 3 important pillars of rehabilitation: we assess a patient's needs, prescribe the necessary medication, provide... Continue Reading →

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