Hydrocephaly Program in Manicaland


The Hydrocephaly program was established in 2008 by Murwira Children’s Home.

Murwira Children’s Home is a community based orphanage stationed in  a rural area near the village of Marange in Mutare district of Manicaland  Province. It looks after 30 orphans from the province as prescribed by the  provincial social welfare office. It has 80 employees who are on regular  salaries; these workers are involved in different income generating projects  that sustains the day to day running of the orphanage, this includes also  farming with an irrigation system. Besides this program and the day to day running of the  orphanage, Murwira works as an ambulance service for the near clinic and has got several feeding programs at schools in the area.

Mission of the Hydrocephaly program is to provide comprehensive medical, social and educational  support to children and families whose lives have been affected by hydrocephalus. To give these patients and their families the best possible guidance on medical and social matters.

The goal of the Hydrocephaly program is to reduce the morbidity and mortality in children with hydrocephalus and to improve the quality of life of people affected with Hydrocephalus and to help them to reach their full potential.

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