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 […]
December 13, 2016

SPORTS CHANGED HIS LIFE FOREVER

 “Now I see that I can do anything. Nothing is impossible in this life.” Living with a disability in a rural village in El Salvador, Obe […]
April 11, 2016

GOOGLE.ORG & UCP WHEELS FOR HUMANITY ALIGN TO BRING THE VOICE OF WHEELCHAIR USER’S FORWARD

Launched in May of 2015, the Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities put $20 million in Google.org grants behind nonprofits using emerging technologies to increase independence for people living with […]
November 30, 2015

WE RELY ON YOUR SUPPORT

Thank you for supporting UCP Wheels for Humanity. We are grateful and honored that you have chosen to support our work of improving the lives of […]
November 25, 2015

WORLD LEARNING AWARDS SRI LESTARI WITH “MOST INSPIRING STORY”

World Learning selected this photo of Sri Lestari from UCP Roda Untuk Kemanusiaan as the winner of “Most Inspiring Story” for their “What do Empowered Women and […]
November 20, 2015

FALL NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Our Fall 2015 newsletter is here! Read the latest updates on new office in Ukraine, a message from our Executive Director, highlights from our sports exchange program in […]
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