CASA DEL SOLE ONLUS-MANTOVA ITALIA
established 40 years
ago as a rehabilitation school for handicapped children
of all ages as well as adults.
scientific study ( 2003-2005 ) has shown that in Italy:
1 out of 500 new births carries brain paralisis
1 out of 700 is affected by the DOWN syndrome.
1 in every 500 children has hearing disturbances at
persons are not in a position to call out for their
rights and cannot make their voices heard. It is exactly
for this purpose that we must remember that they have
an absolute right to save their human faculty high
to the advantage of the community as a whole.”
Gementi - 1931-1989 - founded the Casa del Sole in
With this spirit in mind for 40 years at
the Casa de Sole Onlus,
we take care of the disabled persons
at various levels,
in an attempt to educate and rehabilitate
them thus giving them greater value in life based on the
DEL SOLE” in
2 CENTRES for children:
at San Silvestro di Curtatone (MN- Italy)
(VR-Italy) capable to house up to 160
children with psyco-physical
and relational handicaps of whom 50 highly compromised.
- 3 CENTRES for adults
1. in Mantova, Italy
2. at Villafranca( VR-Italy )
at Garda, (VR- Italy) housing some 70 adults most of whom
with heavy handicaps.
- 1 HOLIDAY HOUSE “VILLA
for holidays for groups of disabled people
- 106 external children who make use of our rehabilitation services for
UTILITY BASIN within the range of 100 km from Mantova.
THE COMPLEX OF THE CASA DEL SOLE
AT CURTATONE(MN) extends
on an area of about 50,000 square metres:
the CASA DEL SOLE:
- Diagnostic services and personalized projects in the
hands of the team of multi-specialized doctors, educators,
therapists and nurses;
- a kindergarten and primary schools at state level;
- 14 personalized rehabilitative therapies:
physiotherapy, hydrotherapy ,hippo-therapy, logo-therapy,
music-therapy, pet-therapy, psico-motricity, neurovisual
rehabilitation figurative theatrical arts, greenhouse and
garden activities, woodworking, kitchen
and laboratory manipulation, tennis, sport fishing...
- 112 employees and collaborators (80% of whom highly qualified personnel),
- 80 volunteers,
- 24 stagists and bursary-holders as well as civil-service men
The Rehabilitation Institute can house young boys and
girls from the entire national territory.
From 2002 the quality system of the
institute at Curtatone
is certified by UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 (Last revised
The services are free of charge to the families.
In 40 years of activity, thousands of children and their families have found
concrete help from the Casa del Sole.
Support us with your gift
of which we will be most grateful, thus we will be able
- early diagnosis and
- aid to the handicapped children and adults with brain
diseases so they can grow up and lead a life as serene
and autonomous as possible.
Our bank –code: UNICREDIT BANCA – MANTOVA – ITALIA.
Thank you very much