Long Term Strategy

The MISSION of THE INTERNATIONAL ORPHAN RESOURCE CENTER, INC.

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To The ORPHAN

 

PROVIDE MATERIAL HELP
- provide much needed clothes, winter boots, winter coats, etc. for orphans

 

DENTAL CLINICS
- partnering with Mercy Trucks, American dentists & Ukrainian dentists work together to bring much needed dental care using mobile dental units, to orphans, orphanage staff and their families. 
- In addition, conducting dental hygiene presentations to the orphans to promote prevention.

 

FIVE YEAR LIFE SKILLS CURRICULUM
- develop a curriculum designed to be taught in the orphanage school that covers what we call "Life Skills", with teaching topics ranging from "Drug, Alcohol, affect on health", to "The Importance of Education", "Developing Relationship Skills", "How To Budget", etc.

 

EDUCATIONAL TUTORING
- most orphans are behind in math, science, and reading skills.  IORC would provide tutoring help one-on-one in these critical skill areas.

 

 

TO STAFF / TO THE ORPHANAGE STAFF

STAFF WORKSHOPS & TRAINING

- for teachers, counselors, and social workers

- designed to help them adjust their attitudes towards orphans, hear and see success stories, begin to see them as valuable human begins, capable of becoming a viable part of society, equip them to be most effective in their care of the orphan.

 

ADVOCATE FOR WORKER CERTIFICATION

- In addition to sponsoring and conducting orphanage staff workshops and training, we would advocate for certification of orphanage staff, where training is required in order to receive certification to work at an orphanage

 

SEED MONEY

—Grants to fund innovative programs proposed by orphanage staff.

 

WEB SITE

—designed to highlight success stories, innovative programs, contact between orphanages and resources in Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian.

 

 

TO THE ORPHANAGE FACILITIES

FUNDING

—for repairs and renovations within the orphanage buildings

 

 

TO THE ADULT ORPHAN

FRESH START

–providing for practical needs for orphans as they leave the institution and begin life in the world

TRANSITION APARTMENTS

—a facility with trained staff, offering job training, practical skills, mentoring, with the goal of equiping them to successfully assimilate into society