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The African Physical Handicapped Initiative Development



Contact

Hyppolithe Mayiza
unit b39, Eurolink Business Centre
49 Effra Road
London SW2 1BZ
United Kingdom

00442079240325 (Phone)
00442079240325 (Fax)

Dominic Show, Director
http://www.taphid.org/
599 Av. Dalhias
Limete Residential
Kinshasa
Congo

00243818103610 (Phone)

Service Areas

Regions: Africa
Countries: D. R. Congo / R. Congo
Specific cities, regions, or groups of people: Kinshasa / Bas-Congo / Ituri / Bunia / Brazzaville
Age Group: Adults, Children
Fees Charged: Sometimes


Services Provided

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Rehabilitation / Training
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.
Accomodations for volunteers near or at the specified location.


Needs

Financial Assistance

Volunteers: Prosthetists, Orthotists, Technicians, Physicians, Nurses, Therapists

Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Disassembled, Equipment, Used, Medical Supplies


General Background Information

Historical Information
Founded in 2004 by Dominic Show / Hyppolithe Mayiza
Total volunteers to date: 8
Annual average volunteer participation: 8
Total recipients of care to date: 122
Annual average recipients of care: 102


Financial Information
Organization does NOT provide funding for volunteers.
Volunteer needs to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
        Business: 0%
        Government: 0%
        Individuals: 5%
        Personal: 75%
        Other: 20%


Mission Statement
Our mission is to be the voice of people with disabilities, helping them achieve full participation and equal status in the society through independent living.


Additional Information & Comments

To enable people with physically handicapped to take part in the normal life of the community and restore mobility, dignity and self-sufficient, so that disabled persons, who are currently excluded from Congolese community can participate as equal member of the community. In order way to answer their basic needs and enable them to lead a dignified life.



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