The Wheelchair Foundation is a non-profit organization with a goal to provide a free
wheelchair to every child, teen and adult worldwide who needs one, but has no means to acquire one.

Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Making A Difference In A Small Rural Settlement In South Africa

Making A Difference In A Small Rural Settlement In South Africa

This article was written by Douglas Cockcroft, Managing Director of Splitting Image Taxidermy. The joy of giving is truly one of lifes greatest gifts. Through the wheelchair foundation, the gift of mobility and a chance at a better quality life is given to people from all across the globe. In [...]

Delivering Mobility in Ghana & Mali

Delivering Mobility in Ghana & Mali

Ghana celebrates International Day of People with Disability December 3rd, 2011 - GHANA, WESTERN AFRICA It was a long journey, but earlier this week I found myself in the city of Wa, Ghana, in western Africa. We traveled to Wa with our country partners, Ministerial Development and Relief [...]

Breadtags for Wheelchairs

Breadtags for Wheelchairs

 Mary Honeybun Cape Town, South Aftrica - Mary Honeybun of Cape Town, South Aftrica, turns tiny pieces of plastic into life-changing gifts! The incredible octogenarian raises funds for wheelchairs by collecting the tags used to keep plastic bags tied around a loaf of bread - something most [...]

Make Buildings Accessible To The Challenged

Make Buildings Accessible To The Challenged

  The Vice-President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has directed institutions responsible for issuing permits for public buildings not to do so for buildings that are not designed to make them accessible to the physically challenged.  He said although the Disability Law had been promulgated, [...]

Blessings From Africa

Blessings From Africa

Heidi Schlotfeldt, from Rustenburg in Africa, sent us pictures and blessings and is overjoyed that Solomon Phiri has regained his mobility.  Solomon, who is the wheelchair recipient, was not in attendance to receive his wheelchair at the time of distribution.  Solomon suffered a stroke and is [...]

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