Friday, March 24, 2017

From @FWMission ...Friday Story: "Past pride, future hope"

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.

Photo by Carl Calabria
Friday Story: "Past pride, future hope"

At 19,330 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa. It would be a major feat for anyone to climb to the top, much less a child.

But Nicolai Calabria did when he was 13 years old. And – he did it on crutches.

Nicolai, or Nico, was born without his right leg ...

read the rest of this story ...

No comments: