Burqeen Rehabilitation Center for People with Disabilities (BRC) in Burqeen / Palestine

One of the awareness sessions which was provided for family members on disability rights, how to attain them and deal with their children

The BRC aims to develop the daily life, cognitive, behavioral, physical, occupational, and speech skills of PwDs.  It aims also to raise the awareness of family members of PwDs on disability rights, how to attain these rights, and to provide children with psycho-social support sessions and the opportunity to express their fears and concerns.  Furthermore, the aim is to raise local community awareness of the causes and prevention of disabilities.  The age range of those benefiting from the Programme is 3 to 30 years old irrespective of gender.

The BRC was established in 2021 in the village of Burqeen, as a center for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities in cooperation with Burqeen Municipality. Seed funding was provided by the Evangelical Church of Gohfeld, Germany. The Center is funded also by the German Association of the Holy Land and Bread for the World.