Wheelchairs in the the third world

In January of 2017 I travelled to Haiti with a colleague and friend to provide education to the very first group of home grown Haitian OT's and OT's in the area of wheelchair seating and mobility. While there I was fully impressed by the level of dedication the students exhibited and fully impressed by the level of need present in Haiti. While traveling we met a group of students who either did not have a wheelchair or had a chair that was contributing to their postural defirmities. In this moment a commitment grew in my heart to use my skills to improve the quality of life for the students at Saint Vincent DePaul's School. This October I will return to Haiti with a dedicated team of therapists to deliver and customize wheelchairs for the students in need. The university students we taught will also join in to complete a hands on learning experience in how to customize seating. Any gift that you are able to offer would be greatly appreciated and would make a direct improvement in the quality of life for the students served.

Donations

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  • Jean Herrick 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Lesli Woodruff 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Julie Haines 
    • $60 
    • 42 mos
  • Erica Mitchell 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Mark Mulder 
    • $110 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer

Merry Kaulbach 
Organizer
Wenham, MA
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