The Power of Partnership

Education is a human right, but one that is frequently denied for people with disabilities, especially in low-income countries. According to UNICEF’s Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children, an estimated 90 percent of children with disabilities in developing countries do not go to school. [1] Furthermore, according to the UN Girls’ Education Initiative, the literacy rate…

Why should we care about the United Nations?

By Andrew Popa Although Americans generally have a love-hate relationship with the United Nations, two-thirds believe that it does play a necessary role in the world today (Gallup, 2013).  When it comes to job performance, however, only 38% believe the UN is doing a good job.  This perception is not all that different from the…

Hope and Joy from Mosaic Travelers

Some reflections by Mosaic supporters, Madi Knauer-Graham and Gary Hein, on their recent visit to Building a Caring Community…. “I was generally not surprised how each child has progressed since coming to BCC as I know that a bit of intervention can change lives in miraculous ways. I was in awe of the dedication of…

BCC Special Olympics Day 2017

Last week BCC held its first unified Special Olympics day, inviting children and young adults with and without disabilities to participate in a day of fun and games together. BCC has an inclusive education classroom at a local primary school where BCC students receive education and therapy facilitated by BCC staff in partnership with special…

When Children are Hungry: Part 2

By Meritt Buyer One of the perks of serving as Mosaic’s International Field Director and being based in DC is that I get to go to relevant events in order to make connections and advocate for children with disabilities. Recently there have been a whole series of fascinating seminars on nutrition. Not only has it…