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Community Support

While our focus is on supporting children with mobility disabilities, the reality in South Africa remains that many children with mobility disabilities have other needs. The centres and communities where we work also support children with a range of challenges.

Uhambo Community Support
  • Direct Support: Our Social Work team works directly with individuals and families to provide support accessing grants, placement in school, manage violence and access the range of services and support needed.
  • Surveys: We have conducted to date over 21,000 door to door surveys identifying barriers to access and children in need of support.
  • Parent Champions: Our Parent Champions provide a point of expertise and knowledge within the community forming a link between families and the range of support organisations.
  • Parent Support Groups: Support groups provide peer to peer practical support within communities while at the same time allowing families respite and psychological support.