The International Center

The International Center focuses on issues between the United States and the developing world. Veterans International Cambodia (VIC), a project of the International Center, provides rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities who are victims of war and poverty. The organization addresses a wide range of issues including training, physical therapy, and equipment for amputees; birth defects, and rehabilitation services.

Grants Received

GM-0007

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    Award Period:
    June 10, 2013 to December 31, 2014

 Country: Cambodia  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), VIC continues their rehabilitation and community-based distribution activities for people with disabilities in Cambodia. VIC offers patient follow-up, disability awareness, self-help groups, income generation and enrichment activities, and educational support. VIC is transitioning to a sustainability program to ensure continued success in reaching Cambodians in need of rehabilitation services.

Keywords: Cambodia, capacity building, disabilities