Welcome to Cerebral Palsy Africa
Paper Furniture Volunteer in Cycling Fundraiser
One of our volunteers is doing a 100 mile cycle ride to raise money for Cerebral Palsy Africa.
This is her 'just giving' page. Please support her if you can, no matter how small.
You can read more about Meredith on the Latest Activities page.
Cerebral Palsy Africa brings training and other support to those programmes that are already helping children with cerebral palsy in Africa.
Many children in Africa have cerebral palsy and, in African countries, there are physiotherapists or community workers to treat them but they lack specialist expertise.
There are very few therapists as a proportion of the population. Those few with specialist training, must be able to pass on their knowledge and skills to others, such as community workers, who can support families in the day to day rehabilitation of the children.
So CPA runs short training courses to start specialist training. We then offer longer, internationally recognised courses in Bobath/NDT so that there is an opportunity for each country to become self-sufficient in training.
In addition, the Paper Furniture Social Enterprise operates as a separate entity within Cerebral Palsy Africa. Using recycled paper and cardboard enables specialist furniture for children with cerebral palsy to be constructed at affordable cost.
Our most recent newsletter covering our activities can be downloaded as a pdf by clicking here