150 child PET mobility devices for most in need

 
$11,034
$26,466
Raised
Remaining
Jan 24, 2013

More PETs go to Mennonites in Paraguay

In the Fall of 2012 we had an unusally high request for child size PETs in addition to our adult and Pull versions.  So much so that we sent an order incomplete with the plan to complete it in 2013.  In October we sent 60 child size to Mennonites in Paraquay.  In December we sent 50 child PETs to MedShare in GA.  Then this month we sent 10 child size to AmeriCares.  This was the first shipment to them as a new PET distribution partner.

For years one volunteer had made the child size.  In recent years that had been 3 a week.  We have trained more volunteers to build this version, but we need the funding to buy the materials to fill these larger requests.  We invite more persons to join our efforts in providing rugged mobility for children living in rural areas or where a standard wheelchair simply won't work or last long.

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Organization

Project Leader

Kathy Maynard

Columbia, MO United States

Where is this project located?

Map of 150 child PET mobility devices for most in need