Nepal is a country of many mountains and few roads. 80% of Nepalis live on less than $2 per day, so a child’s injury or disability can debilitate the whole family. Children born with a disability are further marginalized, as disability is often viewed as a punishment for sins committed in a past life. Led by Dr. Ashok Banskota and his son Dr. Bibek Banskota, the Hospital & Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC) is turning this tide – more than 96,000 poor disabled children have received life-changing help over the last 35 years!
Every year more than 175 Mobile Medical Camps search out disabled children in remote villages. From surgery, to prosthetic devices, to rehabilitation in children’s villages, HRDC is on a mission to enable disabled children, giving them the chance to lead full, productive lives. Please help!
$80 One orthotic device (created in-house)
$170 Average cost of surgery
$395 Nonsurgical treatment of clubfoot for one child (Ponseti method)
$5,700 Week-long health & rehabilitation camp in a remote district
HRDC’s work has been recognized by The World of Children Award (US) and The STARS Impact Award (UK). Please join us in this life-saving work!
A compassionate, inclusive, and caring society where children with physical disabilities have equal access to opportunities and the best possible quality of life.
To ensure children with physical disabilities reach their full potential by providing medical interventions with rehabilitation, and removing barriers to cultural inclusion.