Friday, January 20, 2017

From @FWMission ...Friday Story: "Building Community and Confidence"

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: "Building Community and Confidence"

Giving It Back To Kids (GIBTK), our distribution partner in southern Vietnam, believes that every child is a gift and deserves an education. One of the children whom they’re serving is seven-year-old Ha Phuoc, a shy young man who has endured so much already: a typhoon took his father’s life at sea while he was still in the womb, leaving his mother traumatized, and she soon gave birth to Ha Phuoc, who has a disability that six orthopedic surgeries have not been able to correct ...

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