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World Rehabilitation Fund

Org #17607
Vetted since 2014
1955
year founded
$7,488
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

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... read more

Projects (1)

Give Mobility Devices for People in Haiti
Haiti / Health
 
Project Leaders
Leyla Dursunova
Leyla Dursunova
Jack Victor
Jack Victor
Ana Marcelino
Ana Marcelino
Team
Nadim Karam, Ana Marcelino, Roberta Welz
Organization Information
16 E 40th Street
704
New York, NY 10016
United States
212-532-6000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4530581315
Organization Information
16 E 40th Street
704
New York, NY 10016
United States
212-532-6000

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4530581315

Project Reports

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May 14, 2015
Final Update - Project Closing
Organizational Announcement: Closing of Prosthetics/Orthotics Project of World Rehabilitation Fund/ProsthetiKa at Adventist Hospital, Port-au-Prince, Haiti WRF/ProsthetiKa partners were informed by...
Mar 10, 2015
Haitian Dancer
Jean, 35 year old patient, with right inferior limb amputation below knee crushed during the earthquake. Patient served by the project in January of 2015. She was taken to the emergency room in a...
Jan 2, 2015
WRF transforms lives of people with disabilities
Laguerre. 4 year old patient with Cerebral Palsy.  At 4 months of age the child had fever and diarrhea, but the mother did not take him to the hospital but medicated it at home because a neighbor...
 
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