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 burdens of these amazing parents and help keep children with their families, where they belong.
Makar and his twin brother were born in 2013. Makar weighed less than 3 pounds and spent 2 months in ICU. He has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and vision issues related to his premature birth. His wonderful parents have been by his side through it all.
To improve his mobility and fine motor skills he needs ongoing therapy that his family is struggles to afford. In 2018, Maya's Hope funded therapy for him, with great results. He is taking steps with minimal support and his fine motor skills have improved.
In 2020, Makar needs our support again!
Can you help Makar reach his potential?