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.
The gift of mobility can help lift others up, not just physically, but emotionally as well.
Take the story of Aishat, a 7-year-old girl in Nigeria.
Aishat contracted polio at an early age. Overwhelmed, Aishat’s father abandoned the family, leaving her mother to care for their daughter on her own while fighting the stigma of disability ...
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