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Orthotics, Prosthetics & Rehabilitation Humanitarian Database

Search the O&P/Rehab Humanitarian Database below for detailed information about humanitarian organizations serving the worldwide O&P/Rehab community. Contact us to include your organization.
Organizations listed in this database are encouraged to sign on to the ISPO Code of Conduct.


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Africa

A Leg To Stand On 

Mission:

A Leg To Stand On (“ALTSO”) is a non-profit organization providing free orthopedic care – including prosthetic limbs, orthotic devices, mobility aids, corrective surgery and rehabilitative care – to children in the developing world. Our mission is to offer children who have lost their limbs in traumatic accidents or suffer from congenital disabilities the physical capabilities to access the opportunities and self-esteem earned through education, work and mobility.

Countries Served:

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Somaliland

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.altso.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

AFRICAN PROGRESS FOUNDATION 

Mission:

African progress foundation (APF) is helping many thousands of youths and adults gain knowledge and life skill that protect them from HIV/AIDS infections: We need you as our corporate partner to enhance the well being of the DESTITUTES, ORPHANS, REFUGEES and HIV/AIDS. Give someone a chance today.

Countries Served:

IVORY COAST, GHANA, LIBERIA, CHAD, SOUTH AFRICA, CAIRO , NIGERIA, TOGO ETc

Services Provided:

Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

AmeriCares 

Countries Served:

TANZANIA,EAST AFRICA, KOSOVO, ALBANIA, ARMENIA, BOSNIA, CROATIA, USA, RAWANDA, SOUTH AFRICA

Services Provided:

Medical Equipment / Supplies, Funding, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance

www.americares.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Amputee Club of South Africa 

Mission:

The Amputee Club, throughs its Patrons, Trustees, Associates and Agents, will provide essential support functions for the benefit of all amputees, their families and their communities.

Countries Served:

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Lesotho, Swaziland

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Barr Foundation, The 

Mission:

To reach out to people who have experienced limb loss, who lack finacial resources and do not qualify for any other funding assistance, and to provide those individuals with assistance in obtaining appropriate and qualified prosthetic fitting and rehabilitation to live productive and active lives with dignity.

Countries Served:

United States, Sierra Leone, Bosnia, Phillipines, Guyana, Mexico, Nicaragua, Honduras, Cuba,Columbia,Ecuador,Gautemala

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.

www.oandp.com/barr

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Bawku Orthopaedic/Physiotherapy Project 

Mission:

Provide accessible, affordable and quality Orthopaedic/physiotherapy services to the vulnerable population of Northern Ghana.

Countries Served:

Ghana

Services Provided:

Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Center for International Rehabilitation 

Mission:

The Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR) is a Chicago-based not-for-profit organization that develops research, education and advocacy programs to assist people with disabilities worldwide in achieving their full potential.

Countries Served:

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) and E-learning department serve El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Afghanistan, Tanzania, and India. The International Disability Rights Monitor (IDRM) has produced regional reports covering all countries within Asia and the Americas.

Services Provided:

Education, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.cirnetwork.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Gabkulfoundation 

Mission:

Is to enable, educate and empower the physically challenged , primarily children. To improve the lives of children and young people by providing for social, sanitary and economic needs , and to offer them the promise of the future and provide them an alternative to life on the streets

Countries Served:

Congo RDC, Gabon and Angola

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance

www.gabkulfoundation.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Great Lakes Rehabilitation Center 

Mission:

Implant and make operational the Great Lakes Rehabilitation center in Uganda and the great Lakes Region. Restore the diginty of people with movement disability in this subregion by: provision of affordable and adoptable mobilty devises(artificial limbs and braces) and thus anabling their reintergration into society, anabling their economic independance and anabling their contribution to national progress and economic development.

Countries Served:

Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Southern Sudan.

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

International Orthopedic Rehabiliation Organization for Isolated Disabled People 

Mission:

The Mission/objectives of the International Orthopedic Rehabilitation Organization for Isolated Disabled People (IORO) is to help people with physical disability improve their quality of life by providing or arranging the provision of needed devices that will make it possible to be ambulatory, thereby gaining a level of independence and dignity. IORO for Isolated Disabled People will seek to serve less fortunate disabled with compassion and restore hope and confidence, but with respect for their natural human dignity. Read More

Countries Served:

Liberia

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.ioro.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

John Craig 

Countries Served:

Central America, South East Asia, India, Africa-Sierra Leone, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Columbia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Limbs for Life Foundation 

Mission:

Limbs for Life is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees.

Countries Served:

Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Dominican Republic, Africa

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.

www.limbsforlife.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

LIMBS International 

Mission:

The mission of LIMBS is to empower local prosthetic clinics in the developing world to manufacture highly functional, low-cost prosthetic components for their patients, using regionally obtainable materials and simple tools. These components will enable amputees a new chance at an active lifestyle and the renewed opportunity to become productive members of society. We work with local clinics around the world, teaching them the manufacturing, repair, and fitting of the M1 Knee as part of a full prosthetic solution. Read More

Countries Served:

Kenya, Senegal, India, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Domnican Republic

Services Provided:

Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.

www.limbsinternational.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Mbeya CBR-Simama 

Mission:

To strive in promoting Community Based Rehabilitation and the rights for the children with disabilities in such a way that empowers them and their communities.

Countries Served:

We are serving in Tanzania only and right now in a region of Mbeya.The region is question is bordered by two countries namely Zambia and Malawi.

Services Provided:

Education, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

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    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

MEND 

Mission:

MEND supports partners and projects that help people with disabilities gain mobility, education, employment through skills' training, hearing and to gain dignity in their communities.

Countries Served:

Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, India, Nepal, Philippines

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.mend.org.nz

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Mercy Ships New Steps 

Mission:

To serve people with disabilities and their communities, holistically

Countries Served:

Sierra Leone, Africa

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.mercyships.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Mobility Outreach International 

Mission:

MOi seeks to ensure that children and adults with limb loss or limb deformities in developing countries have access to high-quality orthopedic and physical rehabilitation services, so that they can enjoy lifelong mobility. To this end, we work to strengthen the local capacity of developing countries to provide prosthetic care, orthopedic surgeries and the treatment of children with clubfoot through hands-on teaching and training. This includes assisting developing countries with the in-country fabrication of prosthetic and orthotic components (artificial feet, knee joints, shoe braces, etc. Read More

Countries Served:

Vietnam, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, and Haiti

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.

www.mobilityoi.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

National Authority for Prosthetics and Orthotics (Sudan) 

Countries Served:

Sudan

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Rural Friends Association 

Mission:

To promote the disable persons in our society. To trained tham by giving tham vocational trainnig so that they depend or leave on their own.

Countries Served:

GHANA

Services Provided:

Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Los Angeles 

Mission:

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Los Angeles is dedicated to providing personalized, developmentally appropirate care for children with Orthopaedic and Burn Reconstruction needs free of charge regardless of race, sex, creed or naitonal origin. Our staff is committed to assisting patients within the context of their family and community; achieve self-reliance and personal growth while being actively engaged as "Healthcare Leaders", in providing education and research within our community. We honor diversity, encourage open discussion and respect the parent and child's right to participate in the planning of their care. Read More

Countries Served:

Primary region is Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona & New Mexico. In addition Northern Mexico and work with 17 countries around the world. Children are referred to us for treatment through various organizations from around the world with specific areas in Russia, Lithauania, Middle Eastern countries of Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Africa and Iran. From the Far East Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Phillipines, Korea and China.

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.shrinershq.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

The African Physical Handicapped Initiative Development 

Mission:

Our mission is to be the voice of people with disabilities, helping them achieve full participation and equal status in the society through independent living.

Countries Served:

D. R. Congo / R. Congo

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

http://www.taphid.org/

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

USC Project Freehand 

Mission:

3D4E is a completely student run 3D-Printing Club at the University of Southern California. We were founded in 2010 with the purpose of making 3D printing technologies available and accessible to everyone. Since our formation, we have continued to grow and flourish with the help of many talented, driven students, as well as university and corporate sponsorship. We endorse a variety of projects that encourage student innovation using over a dozen 3D printers we now own, build, and maintain on campus. Read More

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies

http://usc3d4e.com/

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

World Rehabilitation Fund 

Mission:

Founded in 1955, the World Rehabilitation Fund is the pioneer organization devoted to the development and implementation of rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities throughout the world. Our mission is to enable people with disabilities in developing and war torn countries to achieve community and social integration through medical, physical, and socio-economic rehabilitation programs. WRF believes that all people, regardless of disability, have the right to participate fully in their communities, to attain education and viable employment. Read More

Countries Served:

World wherever needed

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.worldrehabfund.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

World Vision Inc. 

Mission:

To call people to a life-changing commitment to serve the poor in the name of Christ.

Countries Served:

Worldwide

Services Provided:

Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Funding, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.worldvision.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    


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