Uhambo

Uhambo is dedicated to alleviating poverty for persons with disabilities in Africa by promoting human rights, increasing economic empowerment and advancing quality of life. Uhambo's holistic model includes promoting social inclusion, increasing economic development and advancing quality of life for persons with disabilities by removing barriers of access in rural areas, townships and settlements of Africa. Uhambo provides smart appropriate designs of wheelchairs, delivers support services and/or products and advocates for policy change for persons with disabilities.

Uhambo
1001-A E Harmony Rd., PMB 376
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
United States
9702264792
http://www.uhambousa.org

Founding Director

Lucinda Kerschensteiner

Management Team

Lucinda Kerschensteiner

Board of Directors

Khanum Keshavjee, Karen Bordner, Cindy McGrorey, Joop Rubens, Lucinda Kerschensteiner

Project Leaders

Lucinda Kerschensteiner

Mission

Uhambo is dedicated to alleviating poverty for persons with disabilities in Africa by promoting human rights, increasing economic empowerment and advancing quality of life. Uhambo's holistic model includes promoting social inclusion, increasing economic development and advancing quality of life for persons with disabilities by removing barriers of access in rural areas, townships and settlements of Africa. Uhambo provides smart appropriate designs of wheelchairs, delivers support services and/or products and advocates for policy change for persons with disabilities.

Programs

Uhambo USA builds on over 20 years of on-the-ground, innovative and enterprising experience with its South African partner, the Uhambo Foundation. Our programs include distributing the Ndinogona "I Can" stimulation kit to community centers in townships and settlements, providing training to caregivers of persons with disabilities, building access ramps at community centers, building awareness of disabilities in communities and teaching wheelchair maintenance skills.

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