Tongling Orphanage, Anhui Province
This orphanage has 84 babies and children total, 50 with special needs, and 30 who are children between the ages of 7 and 18 years old. LOOK is very pleased to report that the following items were fully funded for the children of this orphanage:
Medical/Physical Needs: -30 pairs of new shoes - 2 nebulizers and medical supplies for when the children are ill -4 new mattresses for older children's beds -new mattresses pads, duvets (quilt) covers, and bed sheets for all 30 older children - clothes racks for 5 of the older children's rooms to serve as a place to hang their clothes - 4 cabinets for shoes and belongings for the older children's rooms - 1 large therapy mirror for working with older special need children
Educational/Training Needs: - educational book for staff training - rehabilitation climbing structures and jumping/rolling balls for physical therapy with physically-impaired special need children (funded by Raising Hope International) - a variety of stimulating educational toys for therapy with more severely handicapped special need children (funded by Raising Hope International) - 2 bookshelves for an orphanage library - 1 educational book for the orphanage nannies' use
Social/Emotional Needs: - tennis balls and rackets for entertainment for the older children (funded by Raising Hope International) - electronic keyboard for the children to play - 3 t.v.s with stands and 3 CD players for the children's recreational rooms - decorations and wall art for the children's dormitory rooms
In total, the LOOK Project supplied $5,039.07 in funding for items for the children of Tongling. We are currently waiting on pictures of the children receiving their new items and will post them on the Pictures tab when they arrive.