Free Wheelchair Mission containers arrived in these countries in November 2020.

Wheelchair Arrivals

November 2020

Because of your generosity, four containers of wheelchairs arrived in Nicaragua, Ecuador, Yemen, and China. More containers are en route to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Jordan, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, and Vietnam.

Celebrating our volunteers and ambassadors at Free Wheelchair Mission.

Celebrating Volunteers and Ambassadors

November 5

We may not have been able to meet in person this year, but our virtual Volunteer & Ambassador Appreciation event was still a blast! We laughed, shared important updates, and had heartwarming moments together as we celebrated the volunteers and ambassadors who help make it possible for us to do what we do all over the world.

Read the story of Darcy, a 10-year-old boy in Burundi whose legs were amputated when he was just four.

Featured Story: Darcy

November 6

November’s featured wheelchair recipient was Darcy, a 10-year-old boy in Burundi whose legs were amputated when he was just four years old. “Glory be to God!” proclaimed Darcy when he received his first wheelchair. “From now on, I am free to go where I want without any help!”

Read more of Darcy’s story on our blog.

Medical supplies arrived in Pakistan through Free Wheelchair Mission's "Mobility Beyond Wheelchairs" program.

Distributing Medical Supplies

November 9

Our distribution partner in Pakistan, the Alkhidmat Foundation, began providing local hospitals with medical supplies sent through our “Mobility Beyond Wheelchairs” program. These supplies include masks, gloves, and surgical tools in addition to mobility aids such as walkers, canes, and wheelchairs.

A team from Metanoia Missions recovered this wheelchair from flooding after Hurricane Iota.

Recovery in Nicaragua

November 25

After Nicaragua was battered by Hurricane Eta on November 3 and Hurricane Iota on November 16, a team from our local distribution partner, Metanoia Missions, recovered this wheelchair during relief and recovery efforts. They later cleaned the wheelchair and returned it to its grateful owner.

When natural disasters or pandemics strike, those living with disabilities in developing countries can be most vulnerable. Would you consider giving to the Medical and Mobility Emergency Fund? Donate now here.