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Community-based Rehabilitation

Posted by Jane Yang on January 6th, 2012
“I stepped on a land mine,” 36-year-old John Ngarben told me matter-of-factly. It was June 3, 1993, and he had been hunting in the Sudanese bush for food. Today John is working with the IRC in Kakuma camp in Kenya, helping other refugees living with disabilities. more »
Posted by Jane Yang on January 5th, 2012
Six-year-old Ayan, who has cerebral palsy, is one of dozens of young refugees with disabilities who are making good progress at the IRC's pediatric occupational therapy center in Kakuma, Kenya. more »
Posted by Jane Yang on January 4th, 2012
Dario Waodiond lost the use of both his legs to polio at age 3. Today, he gets around via a hand-powered tricycle provided by the IRC and works as a medical assistant at an IRC hospital. more »