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Include Women: The Social and Financial Inclusion of Women and Girls with Disabilities

The institutionalization and segregation of people with disabilities is one of the great human rights challenges of our time. Women and girls with disabilities are at especially great risk of social and economic exclusion because of both their gender and … Continue reading

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Keystone Human Services Announces New General Director of Keystone Foundation for Social Assistance to Children and Families – Russia

Keystone Human Services welcomes Ms. Ekaterina Babina as the new General Director for Keystone Foundation for Children and Families in Russia. Ekaterina (Katya) brings years of diverse experience in the non-profit sector, with a strong emphasis on fundraising, public relations, … Continue reading

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Government of Moldova Takes Historic Steps Toward Deinstitutionalization

On June 8, 2012, the Government of the Republic of Moldova approved a new regulation to reform the system of care for children and adults with disabilities. This is wonderful news! Regulation HG 351 will redirect financial resources from residential … Continue reading

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Celebrating 5 Years in the Community: Vis Community Center

Five years ago, a dream became reality. The Vis, or Dream, Community Center opened its doors in Bacioi, Moldova. Many children in Bacioi come from vulnerable families or single parent families, and their parents may travel far outside the region … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Moldova’s New Social Role Valorization Educators

Congratulations to the graduates of our Social Role Valorization Master Class! Seven of Keystone’s human service professionals in Moldova participated in the Master Class, where they learned to teach a brief one-day introduction to Social Role Valorization (SRV). The Master … Continue reading

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Creating a Vision of an Inclusive Future in Romania

KHSI is providing technical assistance to Pro-ACT in Romania to move closer to developing community-based services in Giurgiu County so that all the men and women living there can leave the institution and join their communities and live full, rich, … Continue reading

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A Night of Design – A Benefit for Children

Beautifully decorated tables, delicious cuisine, world-class music performances – Keystone Human Services’ A Night of Design – A Benefit for Children promises to be a night to remember. Held at the Colonial Golf and Tennis Club in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on … Continue reading

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