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Uhambo

Org #14304
Vetted since 2013 Staff Favorite Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2011
year founded
$44,284
raised on GlobalGiving
8
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Sep 21, 2021
Fall 2021 Update
During these demanding times we have developed and grown an online parent network – we celebrated the first birthday of this network in August having grown to over 530 participating...
Apr 23, 2021
Adapting during COVID
Over the last year, the Uhambo staff has worked hard to redevelop a new methodology to their community trainings about disability in South African communities in order to deliver them remotely...
Dec 23, 2020
Getting through tough times
Support from donors like you is especially critical during this time as our team navigates how to serve communitities and families during the pandemic.  2020 was a challenging year, but we have...
 
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