the Stars Foundation in Africa
Disability Action Network (DAN) is based in Hargeisa in Somaliland and a charity working with disabled children and young people helping them to access health care and provide them with therapeutic rehabilitation. DAN supply and fit orthopaedic appliances and physiotherapy when needed. Somaliland is a very poor country and to many not living in the capital Hargeisa health care is very difficult to come by..DAN received the STARS Foundation Health Award in 2008 for outstanding work. A boy suffering from cerebral palsy is sitting with his mother at the DAN centre waiting to recieve physio. The boy is sitting in a chair and table contraption which helps him to sit up unaided.