Inspiration Center will be completed by September

This year’s Inspiration Telethon, an effort by the Special Envoy for Women and Children to raise funds for the construction of a facility which will cater to children with disabilities and special needs, trumped its projected mark. Meanwhile,  the Embassy of Belize in Washington has been hosting several vlcsnap-2013-06-13-20h14m08s103fundraising events within the state between October 2011 and May 2013. And on Tuesday, His Excellency, Ambassador Nestor  Mendez, handed over a cheque for US$60,000 to the Special Envoy, Kim Simplis Barrow.  The majority of the  funds were  raised at a hugely successful gala on February  of this year, which  brought  in over US$40,000. The  Inspiration  Center  will  provide medical care, physiotherapy,  occupational  and speech therapy,  psychological  care and  social work among  other  specialized services to assist children  with  disabilities. The center  will also assist disadvantaged  children  with after school programs. It is expected that the Inspiration Center will be completed by September and be operational  by the  end of 2013.

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