Resource Summary Page
Resource Name: The GABKUL FOUNDATION
Country of Origin: USA and Congo
Address : West Lanham DR
State or Province: MD
Zip or Mail Code: 20784
Telephone: 301-918-0538 and 240-286-2716
The GABKUL FOUNDATION , is a non-profit foundation created in 1998 by a group of Doctors, which provides to assist handicapped, abandoned, homeless, orphaned children and young people in need in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other poor countries. Also assist abandoned veterans , Schools , Hospitals and churches in need.
In April 2003 The International Rescue Committee (IRC) completed a mortality study that estimated the number of dead caused by the war in the D.R.C at more than 3.3,million the largest toll of any conflict recorded African history.But it is the children who have suffered the most. GABKUL FOUNDATION was established to address the needs of these children.
To improve the lives
of children and young people by providing for social, sanitary andeconomic needs
, and to offer them the promise of the future and provide the andalternative to
life on the streets.
ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS # HANDICAPPED :
We provide orthopedic equipment for the handicapped or physically challenged. That includes shoe making , sewing and other # MENTAL : We accompany mental handicapped children to various activities , providing comfort and support. # VISUAL AID : This kind of assistance is given by providing glasses , sunglasses , frames and other ophthalmologic equipment # HEARING IMPAIRMENT : We promote and protect the interests of deafness and hearing impairments , providing medical supplies, pharmaceuticals , clothing and food to children in need. # EDUCATION : We pay school fees and teach basic notions of hygiene along with computer training and technology raising awareness of future and environment . # ENVIRONMENT : we try to make the regular environment of our communities feel more special to everyone . We give supplies and equipment to centers in need such as Hospitals , Schools, Churches , construction and repair of Schools, Churches or religious formation centers
Address in the Congo RDC :
22, Bongolo AV. Kalamu
Follow the Projects link to find out more about the projects that this foundation is engaged in and what kind of help is needed.
Disability Association(s): All Disabilities
Internet Resource Type: Web Site
Resource Type: Community Resource, Rehabilitation resource
Copyright © 1998