Since its inception, the Malki Foundation has been Israel’s dominant force in empowering families to choose homecare for their child with special needs.
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Keren Malki – The Malki Foundation
Enabling quality care at home for Israel's children with special needs
Keren Malki is the only organization in Israel that works to support home care as an option for families with children with severe disabilities. Unlike other Western countries, which have adopted the family and group care models for children with special needs, Israel still places most of its financial and political support in the hands of large institutions. Driven by its sincere belief that parents know what’s best for their children, and research that shows that institutional care can have damaging effects on children, Keren Malki has put all of its efforts in creating an infrastructure which supports home care. Since is inception, the Malki Foundation has alleviated physical and financial hardships for more than 3,700 families; facilitating over 40,000 hours of paramedical therapies and 6,000 equipment loans. Keren Malki supports children of all backgrounds and is a non-political, non-sectarian Israeli non-profit organization. Close
Failures and shortcomings of government are the most significant factors behind the bitter reality that children with disabilities in Israel do not get the care they need. A startling report issued a short time ago by the State Comptroller (Ombudsman) on paramedical therapies for children with special needs in Israel articulates a depressingly long list […]read more about Therapies for children with special needs: What the Ombudsman found
The Malki Foundation and the Israel Children’s Aid Network (ICAN) are working together to help children in Israel have a better life. ICAN was started by Ron and Deni Simon, child welfare pioneers from the United States. ICAN funds organizations in Israel which address such issues as hunger and malnutrition, child abuse, housing, inadequate medical care, lack of […]read more about Working together to support children in Israel