March 22, 2017

MINI-GRANTS: CREATING NEW OPPORTUNITIES

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Report on Disability, both social and economic costs are tied to the absence of persons with disability (PWD) […]
January 27, 2017

ZAYDA’S STORY: A NEW WHEELCHAIR FOR A 49-YEAR-OLD BASKETBALL CHAMP

We often meet inspiring people in our line of work, but Zayda amazed our staff when we met her. This 49-year-old basketball player who wheels herself […]
January 10, 2017

MICHAEL ALLEN SAYS FAREWELL

Dear Friends, After an incredible tenure with the organization, I am writing to inform you that as of December 31, 2016, I have officially stepped down […]
January 9, 2017

ADAPTIVE SPORTS PROJECT BUILDS SELF-ESTEEM FOR YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES

In 2015-2016, UCP Wheels for Humanity continued its adaptive sports program for children with disabilities funded by the US Department of State. The project helps the […]
December 15, 2016

VIDEO SERIES: COMEDIAN ZACH ANNER VISITS UCP WHEELS NICARAGUA PROJECTS

Watch the hilarious Zach Anner’s journey to Nicaragua to meet the individuals and families we serve and to highlight the need for wheelchairs in communities where access to […]
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