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Newsletter July 2020

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Join the Zoom session on updating 'Getting to Know Cerebral Palsy'

In the next 6 months the LSHTM will be updating ‘Getting to Know Cerebral Palsy’ (GTKCP), a 10 session group programme that aims to increase knowledge and skills of caregivers in caring for a child with cerebral palsy. The manual can be found at https://www.ubuntu-hub.org/resources/gtkcp/ in English, Spanish, Arabic and French. You are invited  to join the online meeting where findings will be presented from country programmes and NGOs that have used GTKCP, and highlight the areas that will be updated. 

Please join on Wednesday 22nd July, and below are the login details (UK time):

Topic: Updating ‘Getting to Know Cerebral Palsy’,

Time: Wednesday Jul 22, 2020 02:00 PM London

Zoom Meeting link:

https://lshtm.zoom.us/j/99924617277?pwd=cmtiQ09obXhiYUh0bm1NVVo5TWUwQT09

Meeting ID: 999 2461 7277

Password: 30592

Grant award winner of the UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund

Cerebral Palsy Africa is a proud and delighted grant award winner of the UK Aid Direct Small Charities Challenge Fund for our project Enabling Education for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Ghana.
You can read the full details of the new project in Ghana here.

Enabling Education for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Africa will involve cooperation between CPA, MKA (Multi Kids Africa) and SWEB (Samuel Wellington Botwey Foundation). You can download a short report on how these organisations are coming together for this vital project Download here.

Download a wonderful Photo Report on APT by Jean Westmacot
Jean Westmacott ran a very extensive APT Training course in South Africa with Malamulele Onward. You can download her excellent photo report of the event here.

Read the latest CPA Annual Report

In this last year CPA has made great efforts to become stronger as an organisation so that the work of the charity can be sustained into the future.
You can down load a PDF copy of our Annual Report for April 2016 to April 2017  clicking on this link.

The Time is Now

Made by Purple Field Productions in association with CPA, “The Time is Now” is a moving film that explores the benefits which can be derived from physiotherapy for children with cerebral palsy, and which opens our eyes to the desperate need for an increase in these services within Ghana.

LISILOJULIKANA – The unknown

From Kenya comes the latest drama produced by Purple Field Productions using local people and knowledge surrounding the difficult issue of the stigma attached to disability – in this case cerebral palsy.