Friday, December 11, 2015

From @FWMission ...Friday Story: "Giving Good Gifts"

Founded in 2001, Free Wheelchair Mission
is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing wheelchairs for the impoverished disabled in developing nations. Headquartered in Irvine, California, FWM works around the world in partnership with a vast network of humanitarian, faith-based and government organizations, sending wheelchairs to hundreds of thousands of disabled people, providing not only the gift of mobility, but of dignity, independence, and hope.

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Friday Story: "Giving Good Gifts"

Greetings, and Happy Friday!

This week we bring you a story from China where a Vision Trip team worked in October with our distribution partner Henan Disabled Person’s Federation.

After climbing up and down the streets in a hilly village, we found the Shang family home at the bottom of a hill next to a field where the corn had been recently harvested and ears of corn were scattered on the ground. The Shangs have three daughters. Their middle daughter Shenzhen, now 29, was born with mental disabilities and though never able to attend school, she helped around the farm. About nine years ago, Shenzhen became physically disabled when she fell from the roof of their home where they were drying corn ...

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