In Ukraine, parents of children with special needs are encouraged to hand their children over to state care. They are told their children are a burden on society. Children are sent to institutions where they are subjected to abuse and neglect. There is minimal support available to parents who fight to keep their children with them. Maya's Hope wants to help relieve some of the burden on these amazing parents and assist in keeping children with their families, where they belong.
Sofia is 5 years old and is currently in the hospital, recovering from meningitis. She also has Arnold Chiari malformation and partial paralysis of her lower body.
Her family lives in a small village. Besides Sofia, there are three more children. One of
them, Kirill, born in 2011 has cerebral palsy and is completely immobile. The oldest - Alexandra, 17, studies attends a boarding school in the city. Daria, 9 years old, goes to school and enjoys dancing.
Their father is the only one who can work in the family - agricultural work, tractor driver.
Can her help us support this family by purchasing diapers for her for the next 3 months?
Update: Her brother, Kirill, is very underweight and is in need of formula and diapers.