Jerusalem Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children
Empowering children with disabilities through comprehensive rehabilitation and inclusive education
Describe the need affecting community
How will this Advance project help to address the need?
Princess Basma Centre is one of the big four national rehabilitation centers, and the only one that specializes in the rehabilitation of children with disabilities. The outreach program is highly essential in expanding PBC services in the communities through partner community based rehabilitation centres “CBOs”, which responds to the national responsibility of PBC for helping not only children in East Jerusalem but also in the West Bank and Gaza. With this project, Princess Basma Centre will continue to develop the outreach project to maximize the reach to children with disabilities in the West Bank who benefit from the rehabilitation services at the centre.
Describe the primary goal of the project
The main goal of the project is to increase the reach of adequate and professional rehabilitation and treatment services to children with disabilities in the south of the West Bank.
Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project
Increased reach to children with disabilities in the West Bank. Lives of children with disabilities are improved through the rehabilitation program provided. Mothers of children with disabilities are empowered. Best practices and capacity building of practitioners is built in the partner centres.