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A child in Newcastle with a new wheelchair! Inclusivity for disabled children in South Africa Great accomplishment - completing a 4 day training Location of the Emadlelweni Center

Uhambo

Org #14304
Vetted since 2013 Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2011
year founded
$43,820
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
4
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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.

Project Leaders
Lucinda Kerschensteiner
Lucinda Kerschensteiner
Team
Lucinda Kerschensteiner
Organization Information
305 W. Magnolia Street #177
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
United States
9702264792
Organization Information
305 W. Magnolia Street #177
Fort Collins, Colorado 80521
United States
9702264792

Project Reports

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Aug 25, 2020
Getting through tough times
Like the rest of the world, Uhambo's work has been impacted by Covid. We have had to delay on travel, cancel fundrasiers and stall on starting new projects. And, the team's service vehicle was...
Feb 27, 2020
Gloria's Story
Banabotlhe Day Care Centre is situated in Olifantshoek, a rural town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The center is run by a now retired Primary School teacher, Gloria Andrias, who...
Nov 27, 2019
Community capacity building for inclusivity
Thanks to a Rotary Global Grant and the support of several Rotary Clubs, Uhambo is providing disability services to Newcastle, South Africa, a city southeast of Johannesburg. Approximately 5,200...
 
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