4Children

Wheelchair Opens Prospects of Mobility, Education and Inclusion

Identifying a community’s vulnerable children and providing services that open doors to a fuller more productive life is, with 4Children, a vital but in a sense short-term goal. Strengthening a community’s capacity to continue to serve its children, their caregivers and families means sustained support long after the project’s end.

Still, it is extremely encouraging to hear stories like Felix’s. Here is a young boy facing challenges that seemed insurmountable. The immediate assistance he received opened a door to continuing education and a better future.    

The Multiplication Effect: Girls’ Support Session Leads to Serving a Neighbor

In a small village in Lesotho called Ha Mosekeseke a group of 15 girls, ages 10-14, are receiving financial literacy and social support through the Coordinating Comprehensive Care for Children (4Children) DREAMS program.  The financial education that empowers girls and improves social assets is just part of a comprehensive package to protect and prevent young women from engaging in risky behavior.

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