UPDATES FROM THE FIELD
My colleague, dear friend, survivor of life’s cruelest misfortuness - and most importantly, the strongest woman I know.
In 2010, on a day like any other, Refan's parents, Nanag and Maryani, road their motorbike to the market. With Refan wrapped tightly in a sarong against his mother's chest, their bike suddenly crashed.
In partnership with Yakkum Rehabilitation Center (PRY), ALTSO carried out it's first of three family training seminars in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 20-21, 2014.
As part of A Leg To Stand On’s 2014 site evaluations, our Director of Programs is visiting our program partner in Nepal.
In 2011, Raksa was playing near her home in rural Cambodia when her leg was accidentally cut by a water generator, which led to a severe infection.
During my visit to Afghanistan in May 2013, I had the privilege of getting to know an extremely talented woman named Mahpekay.
ALTSO’s Director of Programs, AJ, is currently spending nearly a week in Kabul, Afghanistan visiting our program partner. He sent us this note today and we couldn’t help but share.
A Leg To Stand On’s program director, A.J. Warco, is currently visiting our program partner in Pakistan – the Pakistan Society for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PSRD).
Five years ago, Sokleang gave birth to Yang on the very “rattan bench” shown in the photo above. During labor, Sokleang experienced serious complications that led to Yang acquiring cerebral palsy (“CP”), an abnormality of motor functions.
KABUL, Afghanistan (Dec. 15, 2012) – Rhamatullah, 14, was playing outside near his home in Panjwa’i District, Kandahar last January when he encountered an improvised explosive device (IED) that took both his legs.