Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Programs |

Kay Timoun Children’s House – Haiti

Stand up for the poor, help the children of the needy. Psalm 72:4

Vision:

In obedience to the call to care for the least of these, Kay Timoun advocates for and brings resources to lift children out of malnutrition, disease, and deprivation.

Initiatives:

Malnutrition:
  • Intensive Outpatient Treatment for severe malnutrition
  • Nutritional Supplementation for moderate to mild malnutrition: High Density Protein product, OneEgg Program, Manna, Beans, Vitamins for Children from 6 months to 5 years
  • Early Detection & Prevention: Screening & Nutrition Education
  • Training and Employment of Community Health Educators
  • Breastfeeding Support and Counseling, Vitamins for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
Disease:
  • Primary Pediatric Health Care
  • Health Fair Events: Routine Child Screens, Referrals for Subspecialty Care, and Parasite Treatment
  • Education and Employment of National Professionals:
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Occupational and Physical Therapists
Deprivation (Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Social):
  • Daily Bible Lesson and Activities for Children
  • Women in Leadership Project
  • Tire Garden Project
  • Clean Water Project
  • Special Needs Family Support and Therapy
Category Expense
Vitamin Custom charges: 432,000 doses of kids multivitamins released from customs annually $1,600
Potable water: Kay Timoun staff are trained to teach sanitation and test water in the home, water buckets with lids and spigots are provided at $10 each/family $800
Malnutrition: Safe Water Home Visits. 3 Community Health Educators $540/month, Transportation to Homes $70/month, Intensive Feeding Program $1500/month, OneEgg/Tire $210/month $27,840
Womens 12 week Leadership Training and Annual Womens Conference $10,200
Biannual Children’s Health Fairs ($500 each) $1,000
Annual Special Needs Health Fair each February (PVC pipes, connectors glue, fabric. to build seating & standing equipment) $2,000
Half-Time Nurse Practitioner $4500/year, Half -Time Physical Therapist $4000/year $8,500
Travel: Visa related (every 90 days) $400×3 $1,200
Travel US (Missions- LakePointe Conference) $1,800
Total: $54,940

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