Education for disabled children
When renovated buses provide medical care and special education
Charaibeti, a project of the Indian “Tomorrow’s Foundation”, won France’s national Human Rights Prize in December 2016 for its work with disabled children.
Free Wheelchair Mission
Un million de fauteuils donnés!
The NGO Free Wheelchair Mission has given its millionth wheelchair since its creation in 2001.
when a single idea leads to empowerment
The Awesome Foundation designated the winner of July’s grant to Katie Savin with her project Peer-To-Peer Wheelchair Repair.
When dance has no limit
From the day he was born, Blessing Fire has been told he could never walk nor stand and would have to use a wheelchair for the rest of his life. But nobody said anything about breakdancing!
Thomas Merlio, adventourous and generous
Round the world trip in support of XLability !
French entrepreneur Thomas Merlio is taking a break with a difference this summer. Learn more about his particular trip…
Disability Rights in India
Guddu’s Intervention about Disability Rights in India
Our operations officer in New Delhi, Guddu, participated in the event Attend Access4All: Create An India Without Barriers on May 27th in New Delhi, in order to talk about disability rights in India.
“Wheelchair Man” author sends support for Project XLability!
Mohammad Sayed, author of the “Wheelchair Man” comic book has sent us a message of support for Project XLability! Please keep on donating and spreading the word!
The first competitor of Miss Minnesota USA with Down Syndrome
Mikayla Holmgren has Down syndrome since birth. But she doesn’t want to define herself by her disability though and she is determined to show it to the world.
Check out her inspiring and motivating story!
”No Legs, No Limits”
The part time model and 26 year old athlete girl is the kind of person that inspires us all. Since her childhood, she has put all her energy into pushing away the barriers imposed by societal social norms.
She has no legs – and no limits either.
A comic book to empower disabled people!
Mohammad Sayed has created a comic book whose superhero is Wheelchair Man!A superhero against hatred, willing to end violence and make this world a better place.
Helping disable people overcome their disability.
The Soulcial Trust work is to help disabled children with their challenges. Guddu, Operational manager of the Trust in India, himself disabled is moving around on his skateboard. He is helping other disabled children in teaching them how to use a skateboard to become more autonomous and independant
See how his work is empowering young children.
THINGS ARE MOVING IN INDIA
The Government of India is taking action for disabled people!
Disabled people represent 2.1% of the population in India. Across this huge developing country, disabled people face discrimination in their everyday lives, both within the society and at work.
But the Indian government is now taking action!