Moldova Charity Mission for the Disabled

Who we are: 
The Moldova Charity Mission is a Christian, non-profit and non-political organisation. We: • Provide for the welfare and education of over 500 people who are very poor and/or have disabilities. • Run a Day Centre to support disabled children as there are no special schools in Moldova. We offer therapy support, learning and play opportunities for the children, and a support group for mothers • Run an annual Summer Camp for about 100 children.
Type of knowledge or skills needed: 
The Moldova Charity Mission is happy to receive short-term volunteers, especially those with experience in supporting children with special needs, and their families. Occupational therapists and physiotherapists are welcome; also volunteers on our annual Summer Camps.
Non-cash donations: 
We welcome donations of items in new or excellent condition: children's toys, games & play items; art & craft materials; medical, sanitary & health care products; equipment to help set up small businesses. We appreciate contributions of £1.50 per kilo for donated items.
Languages spoken at charity: 
Romanian; some English
Contact name: 
Ian Hames
Telephone number: 
01536 515776
6 Dryden Street, Kettering, NN16 8EU, UK
Any further information the volunteer should know?: 
Volunteers would need to be self-funding for flights and be able to pay for all accommodation, food, etc. Volunteers would need to take out their own insurance. Volunteers should aware of and in sympathy with the Christian ethos of this small Christian charity.