This project will rehabilitate 100 disabled youth from underprivileged families through the provision of mobility aids and assistive devices such as wheelchairs,elbow crutches,white canes and braille
Majority of persons with disabilities are born from poor families with challenges of meeting their own basic needs,it is difficult for them to take care of their disabled child given their economic challenges.By providing the disabled youth with the assistive devices like elbow crutches,wheelchairs,white cane and braille machine,it will make it easier for them to go to school on their own and lead a normal life and contribute to the development of the country because disability is not inability.
Collection,purchasing of the various mobility aids and assistive devices and identifying needy disabled youth who cannot afford to access them and train the beneficiaries on their usage before donating the devices to them.
Through the provision of mobility aids and assistive devices to disabled youth,they will have an opportunity of living an independent life and advance through education. By acquiring education,poverty eradication will be easier
" I had lost hope in life due to inability to walk by myself given my disability,the two elbow crutches received from ANDY have just re-ignited in me the power to live.I can now go anywhere!" - Ms.Elizabeth, A beneficiary who received a mobility aid
Total Funding Received to Date: $5,858
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $10,924
Total Funding Goal: $16,783
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).