Photo: Heather Burns Knierim AAC member, Cambodia AAC artisan displaying her handicrafts. AAC member, landmine survivor.Photo: Burns Knierim

World Rehabilitation Fund

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Founded in 1955, the World Rehabilitation Fund is the pioneer organization devoted to the development and implementation of rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities throughout the world. WRF's mission is: to enable individuals around the world with functional limitations and participation restrictions achieve community and social integration through physical and socio-economic rehabilitation and advocacy; and to prevent disability and reduce disadvantage. WRF believes that all people, regardless of disability, have the right to participate fully in their communities, to attain education and viable employment. Guiding Principles The WRF staff works closely with local and...

Project Leaders
Leyla Dursunova
Jack Victor
Nadim Karam, Ana Marcelino, Roberta Welz
Organization Information
16 E 40th Street
New York, NY 10016
United States

  BRIDGE# 4530581315
Organization Information
16 E 40th Street
New York, NY 10016
United States

  BRIDGE# 4530581315

Projects (2)

Give Mobility Devices for People in Haiti
Haiti / Health

Project Reports

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Jan 19, 2018
Supporting Cambodian Artists from Needy Background
Dear Friends who wish to encourage the development of crafts as a means of providing vocational opportunities for persons from disadvantaged backgrounds. World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) has been...
Oct 24, 2017
Helping Artisans Help Themselves - Update October 2017
Dear friends who believe in supporting those aiming to support themselves. Fifteen years ago, with assistance from the United Nations, the World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) initiated a project in...
Jul 27, 2017
Supporting Artisans in Cambodia
Dear friends of the Artisans Association of Cambodia, Some 15 years ago, the World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiated the Artisans...
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