Heal Kids Foundation

New Starfish Centre for Disabled Children in Bagan

Following the success of our first Starfish Centre for Disabled Children, which opened its doors in 2010 in East Dagon, we are hoping to set up a second centre in Bagan where we have discovered there is a great need for medical treatment, physiotherapy an

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Situation

On a recent visit to Bagan, our project manager discovered a large number of disabled children who require specialist education and treatment. Myanmar currently has the world's lowest health spend at less than 1% GDP. We have found many disabled children

Solution

Our project will allow these children (often excluded from mainstream schools) to receive a basic education and specialist medical care for their disabilities. In our experience, it can take the simplest of exercises to improve a child's daily life and mo