Total Rehabilitation Centre For Disabled Children

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BACKGROUND Total Rehabilitation centre for disabled children was started in the year 2010.The home is located in Kasarani, Nairobi County, approximately 16kms from CBD. The home was founded by Teresiah who was initially running a door to door programme raising awareness in the community in regards to caring for disabled children.She is on the frontline within her community in advocating for equality of the disabled in society especially the children. Teresa rented out the house which is now total rehab centre and got a team to assist her in caring for the diabled children.The house is a masionette built on half an acre of land; it has 3 bedrooms, a shower and Toilet, A kitchen and a living area. The home is housing a total of 38 children. The home caters to children with autism, cerebral palsy and Down’s syndrome. A few of the children are rescued from their homes where they were not receiving adequate care. These children got a new lease of life at Total Rehab,an environment in which they receive proper care. A few members of the society hide their disabled children due to embarrassment and in the process the child/children are often neglected. Some of the kids are brought in by their parents, due to the nature of their work or financial constraints they are not able to give the child the proper care they deserving this case however the parents pay a small fee for the care of their children while at the centre. There are orphaned kids in the home as well. Teresa and her

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