Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt

by Alhassan Foundation for Differently Abled Inclusion
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Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt
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Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt
Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt
Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt

Project Report | Oct 19, 2023
Wheelchair is a beginning of new life

By Mostafa Elaraby | Project contributor

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Dear Alhassan donors, supporters and believers,

Thank you for donating for our initiatives for raising “Social Awareness about Differently Abled in Egypt” project. This project is mainly what our mission and vision are about. We believe that by changing the mentality of our community and how they perceive physically-challenged people, we will spend less time and effort demanding wheelchair users’ basic human rights; it’ll be a given to consider their needs.

We walk the talk. We promote and effectively implement inclusion in our foundation. Over 50% of our board and employees are differently abled persons! That makes us the first if not the only DPO (Disabled Persons’ Organization) in Egypt.

We believe that the fastest and most effective way to change people’s perception is showing them the real image of PWDs that they’re not aware of. Our goal is to make the society see that wheelchair users aren’t helpless, dependent and non-productive people. Accordingly, we always insist on having our gatherings in public places so people would see numerous wheelchair users socializing, being active and having fun.

Since Alhassan Foundation is the only organization that provides custom-made wheelchairs in Egypt, our most recent social awareness campaign was about how to choose the appropriate wheelchair for each injury.

A customised wheelchair is an integral part of the lives of wheelchair users. Therefore, we were very keen on showing the importance of the customized wheelchair and demonstrating the amount of side effects that a regular wheelchair may cause.

Thanks to God and to all the supporters of Alhassan FDN. This campaign was able to achieve great success, which led to the ease of repeating that experience in many other schools.

Thank you dear donors for your donations; your support is what enables us in our mission so we urge you to continue supporting our cause and stay loyal donors to our cause through subscribing to a monthly recurring donation option. That will help kids on wheelchair in Egypt be more confident and accomplished.

Please visit our Facebook page to read other success stories:

https://www.facebook.com/AlhassanFDN/

Thank you for believing in the differently abled. :)

Wheelchair is just the begining
Wheelchair is just the begining
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