PHYSICAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMME

CHEF International values working with local communities at the grass root level. To reach the marginalized is its mandate. Its philosophy indicates that the best future investment is the human capital formation.

Every project that CHEF International would undertake will be based on the objective of “Empowerment of the Community”.

CHEF International started the physical rehabilitation programme with support of CBM. The programme was desired to provide quality and affordable services to the students of Al-Farabi and local population. Subsequently, the project has been evolved into a programme and linked with Human Resource Development in physical rehabilitation. Currently, CHEF International is holding two physical rehabilitation

workshops and state of the art training center in physical rehabilitation.

Pakistan Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences.

CHEF International, in collaboration with the CBM, has established a state-of-the-art orthopedic workshop at Pakistan Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences at ISRA University for the provision of rehabilitative services to the physically handicapped and a backup of teaching and training facility for the students of Diploma in Prosthetic and Orthotics. Currently, 14 students are enrolled in Diploma of Prosthetics and Orthotics in PIRS. The course is recognized and accredited by the National Training Bureau, Government of Pakistan.

Al-Farabi Orthopedic Workshop-Islamabad

Al-Farabi Physical Rehabilitation Centre is an orthopedic workshop established as a pilot project in 2010, with the purpose of providing affordable, sustainable, high quality international standard orthotic & prosthetic workshop at Al-Farabi Special Education Centre for Physically-Handicapped Children in the province of Punjab.

It also serves as a center of excellence for staff capacity building in leadership management and production of orthoses and prostheses. Al-Farabi Orthopedic Workshop primary indoor service recipients include patient children of the School for Special Children in Al-Farabi (approximately 120) and patients from Islamabad/Rawalpindi and surrounding areas.