October 1, 2013

SUPPORT GROUP PILOT EMPOWERS PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS

​Yogyakarta, Indonesia – “Before, I felt so isolated! Society didn’t accept me and my family—my child—as we are. Now I feel more confident knowing other families like […]
September 16, 2013

THE “UCP KIDS” CHAIR

We have designed and now manufacture the UCP Kids wheelchair to meet the needs of the children we serve around the world. As we have grown to serve […]
September 15, 2013

INTENSIVE THERAPY MODEL WILL BENEFIT 23,380 SALVADORANS

​The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has allocated $848,766 to UCP Wheels for Humanity to work with the intensive therapy experts at the UCLA/Orthopaedic […]
September 12, 2013

CLIENT PROFILE: JORGE EDUARDO ZUNIGA

Since Jorge Zuniga fell out of a tree 3 years ago and injured his spinal cord, he had been using a rusted sling-seat wheelchair to get […]
September 5, 2013

SRI’S STORY—A VIDEO PROFILE

​When Sri Lestari was 23, she was in an accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. For 10 years Sri was house-bound, assuming she […]
September 3, 2013

CLIENT PROFILE: FATIMA OLIVAS

Seventh grader Fatima Olivas has high hopes for the future — a house of her own and a career as a veterinarian. For now she’s getting […]
September 1, 2013

CLINICS IN NICARAGUA AND COSTA RICA

In January, UCP Wheels hosted two, back-to-back Seating Clinics in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, providing a total of 497 wheelchairs to people in need! WHO WE […]
August 26, 2013

TULITA ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES FOUR YEARS OF VOLUNTEERISM August 26, 2013

​Once again the students at Tulita Elementary School in Redondo Beach selected UCP Wheels to be their charity of choice and raised $2,250 for us! This is the […]
August 25, 2013

JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL EVENT: SEPTEMBER 28TH

Buy your tickets today at www.ucpwheelsinmotion.eventbrite.com!​ When a person lacking mobility is empowered by a wheelchair, a world of opportunity opens to them, and the world in […]
August 2, 2013

IN THE NEWS: SRI LESTARI TRAVELS BY MOTORCYCLE TO BRING AN EMPOWERING MESSAGE TO DISABLED

As appearing in The Christian Science Monitor: JAKARTA, INDONESIA Sri Lestari doesn’t let her inability to walk diminish her drive. For example, in May the social worker […]
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