Faces You Can't Forget

Cao Yue Ning

Cao Yue Ning
Cao Yue Ning is a young girl with acute cerebral palsy. She came to work with ICC at four years old and has since followed routine therapy that has improved her strength and motor skills. Cao Yue Ning spends most of the day in her wheelchair and has outgrown her current one. She is in critical need of a custom-ordered and adjustable wheelchair that will grow with her as her therapies and development continue.

Liao Yi

Liao Yi
Liao Yi is a nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and epilepsy. His care falls mainly to his mother as his father works away from the home. Liao Yi requires constant supervision due to his seizures and cannot communicate his hygiene needs. He is currently in need of a toilet and bathing chair. The hope is along with his continued therapy and medical attention, that these much-needed items will enable Liao Yi to make strides toward greater comfort and independence.

Zhang Wei

Zhang Wei
Zhang Wei is a 13-year-old boy who has been with ICC for a year. Zhang Wei has cerebral palsy and requires the use of a wheelchair with a table all day. Your monetary support will help this young man receive a specialized wheelchair that will grow with him and provide comfort and support.

Bogdan

Bogdan
Meet Bogdan, a 9-year-old orphan in the war-torn country of Ukraine. Bogdan is unable to walk and has difficulty using one arm. His disabilities, coupled with the distance and conditions of the route, prohibited him from traveling to a rehabilitation center for necessary physical therapy. Now, with his “heavy duty” wheelchair provided by WFCF, Bogdan can not only attend rehab daily but can also now attend school in the local village.

Joseph

Joseph
Meet Joseph, a 10-year-old at the Chibolya Community School in Zambia. Due to physical impairments in his legs, Joseph had difficulties walking and was unable to participate in many school activities. Medical equipment was a luxury Joseph had to do without. After receiving a fitted crutch and physiotherapy funded by WFCF, Joseph is now more mobile, independent, and able to participate in school activities. When he completes school, Joseph wants to be a teacher.

Tanzanian Children

Tanzanian Children
These Tanzanian children with albinism suffer from visual impairment, a side effect of the genetic condition, and a number of daunting health risks. This makes access to education for approximately 15,000 school age children with albinism in Tanzania limited. The WFCF funded project provided new textbooks and reading stands to make reading and learning easier for these children, helping them to succeed in school.

Sofia

Sofia
Sofia is a beautiful 4-year-old Ukrainian girl. She is partially paralyzed, along with some brain damage and growth defects. With her new wheelchair funded by WFCF, she will be able to go to the rehabilitation center every day for physical therapy, massages and education. This will greatly better her quality of life and health and improve her opportunities in life.

Aleshin

Aleshin
Meet Aleshin. Learned how to walk down the corridor in a baby walker. Reinforced the skill to reach for objects. Now Aleshin reaches out not only to the toys with sound, but also shiny toys. She can hold a familiar thing for a minute to consider it while sitting in a wheelchair. She is able to select items from a box and crawl on her hands to get them out of the box. She can shift the toy from one hand to another, producing sounds at the same time. She learned to hold part-time cup of juice and drink from it using both hands.

Andreev

Andreev
Meet Andreev. He learned with the help of a tutor to stimulate a circular motion by hand on an illuminated board with sand and take geometric shapes and insert them into a board with corresponding holes. He was able to be supplied with a tutor that enforced his ability to pick up objects. WFCF was able to help by funding Dinema’s Dream Foundation in the Russian Federation.

Alex

Alex
Meet Alex. He practiced skills to hold himself in a sitting position and learned to sit in a chair with a lock or in a chair-pear. He is learning to wash by putting his hands into the water and then puts his hand on his face. Alex learned to clap, repeating the action for an adult and even straightens his fingers. He also mastered the ability to drink with minimal help thanks to WFCF’s help.

Nikolai

Nikolai
Meet Nikolai. Attention was paid removing Nikolai’s emotional stress by using behavioral studies. After contact with a professional, Nick went outside a lot, often in the playground to ride on the swings and play ball. There was a marked improvement in the child's condition and recovering important life skills: sitting at the table, he eats with a spoon full of food, understands speech addressed to him, he smiles and performs tasks that the teacher requests.

Ksenia

Ksenia
Meet Ksenia, a 4-year-old orphan. She was able to walk better, learn to climb the stairs and open a door and step over the threshold. Also, she can now use her fingers to grab things. She was able to be supplied with a teacher that aided those developmental abilities. WFCF was able to help by funding Dinema’s Dream Foundation in the Russian Federation.

Andrew

Andrew
Meet Andrew. He had positive dynamics in his development, gaining the ability to fold pieces of paper, determining the right and wrong sides of garments, picking tissue samples with the same structure and doing housework. He was able to be supplied with a teacher that helped develop those abilities. WFCF was able to help by funding Dinema’s Dream Foundation in the Russian Federation.
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Of the one billion population of persons with disabilities,
80% live in developing countries.
(Source: UN)

A November 2021 comprehensive study by UNICEF estimated there are 240 million children with disabilities worldwide. The children in developing nations face multiple disadvantages in proper care, education and quality of life. WFCF aims to assist these children in any way possible to increase their potential to thrive in their communities and the world.

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Faces You Can't Forget