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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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Asia

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.    

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.    

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.    

Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise 

Mission:

COPE provides prostheses and mobility devices for people who require them, free of charge if they cannot afford to pay for them. COPE supplies information to people about the types of services available. COPE supports the development of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program that includes physiotherapy and occupational therapy. COPE works to develop strategies to ensure that services are sustainable in the long term and always available.

Countries Served:

Laos PDR

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.copelaos.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Florida O&P Outreach Team 

Mission:

The FOOT Foundation – Florida O&P Outreach Team was formed to provide orthotic and prosthetic services to children and adults of impoverished countries. The foundation is also committed to giving back to the local community and will pick one charity yearly that resides in the State of Florida and offer assistance. The foundation is also committed to increasing awareness about Mitochondrial Disease. The FOOT Foundation will not represent any private or public business or any institution. Florida O&P Outreach Team: Improving lives one person at a time. Read More

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Materials, Components, and Equipment

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

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

ISPO INDIA 

Mission:

ISPO-INDIA is a group of Doctors, P&O Professionals and other persons interested in providing Rehabilitation Services, we are working in the rural areas of Bihar, where the number of physically challenged persons is very high. The professionals who are working in big cities, pool their resources to help very poor persons but due to limb fitted resources, we have succeeded in reaching only one percent of such population. This we have achieved by receiving occassional grants from Govt. of India under ADIP schemes, Rotary and other simmillar voluntary organisation. Read More

Countries Served:

INDIA planning to involve with neighbouring countries also

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.ispo.ws

    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.    

LIFE Orthopedic 

Mission:

WE PROVIDE ARTIFICIAL LIMBS,FRACTURE BRACES,ASSISTIVE SUPPORTS TO SPINAL CORD INJURY PATIENTS,,,SO THAT THEY CAN START THERE NEW LIFE OPTIMISTICALLY AND CONSTRUCTIVELY,HONOURABLY,INDEPENDENTLY,,,,BECAUSE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES,,,,IF ANYONE REALLY WANT TO SEE THE MISERABLE CONDITION OF HUMANBEINGS,,,,JUST HAVE A LOOK ON PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY RETARDED COMMUNITY,,,WE,,MY HUSBAND AND I,,HAVE DECIDE TO PLAY OUR ROLE,,TO REALIZE PRACTICALLY,, TO THE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY CHALLENGED COMMUNITY. WHEN THE EARTHQUAKE HITTED THE NORTHERN AREAS,,,THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN WHO WERE AT THEIR SCHOOLS AT THAT TIME AND THOUSANDS OF WOMEN ,,WHO WERE AT THEIR HOMES,,THE MAJORITY HAS LOST THEIR LIVES AND REMAINNING SURVIVED BUT WITH INCOMPLETE PHYSICAL BODY,AND UNLUCKILY THE MAJORITY BELONGS TO THE VERY POOR FAMILIES,,,SOME HAS LOST LEGS,,SOME ARMS,,SOME HAS BECAME PARALYSED DUE TO SPINAL CORD INJURY,,AND EVEN AFTER THE 6 MONTHS OF THIS DISASTER,,,,PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING THE SAME HOPELESS LIFE,,,WHAT WE ARE DOING ,,,TRYING OUR BEST TO GIVE THEM NEW INDEPENDENT,SOCIAL,, LIVES,BY THE GRACE OF GOD,,,WE PRAY TO GOD,,,JUST HELP US TO CONTINUE IT,,,AMIN

Countries Served:

PAKISTAN

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lifeorthopedic/

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Limbloss Foundation Pakistan 

Mission:

• To establish the Most Modern Rehabilitation center of South Asian region in the vicinity of Karachi on the lines of developed countries to provide every moral and physical support to the amputees and other patients. • To provide Modular Artificial Limbs (arms &legs) of international quality to the limbless persons all over Pakistan on No Profit No Loss basis while totally Free of Cost to the poor through Zakaat Fund (Special Islamic fund for the poor). • To establish Research and Development center to make the manufacturing of Modular limbs possible in Pakistan on the lowest possible charges to cater the local as well as Regional requirement. Read More

Countries Served:

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladash

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

www.limbloss.org.pk

    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.    

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.    

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.    

New Hope Rehabilitation Foundation 

Mission:

New Hope is a non-profit, non government organization that has a complete, modern facility in Tashkent, Uzbekistan for making O&P devices and providing follow-up physical therapy. It provides these services free of charge to the disabled people of Uzbekistan. New Hope depends on contributions of O&P components and financial assistance to continue its work.

Countries Served:

Uzbekistan

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Physical Rehabilitation & Training Centre (PRTC) Pakistan 

Countries Served:

Pakistan

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.prtcpakistan.com

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Physicians for Peace 

Mission:

Physicians for Peace transforms lives through training, supporting and empowering healthcare professionals working with the worlds underserved populations.

Countries Served:

Turkey, Dominican Republic, Jordan, Iraq, Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, 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.physiciansforpeace.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

POCO a POCO Service Society 

Mission:

Our goal is to provide a variety of quality medical, surgical, paramedical, and dental care for children and some adults, regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation, who could not otherwise afford treatment they need. We also work towards enhancing the capabilities of professionals in the countries in which we work. We encourage Canadians to become involved in service projects both at home and abroad.

Countries Served:

Guatemala, El Salvador, Phillipines

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

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Rural Education and Welfare Society 

Mission:

WE are fortunate to have a team of dedicated persons who have real missionary zeal for social work and helping the poor in respect of healthcare, education and housing. We have been holding awareness camps for AIDS, hepetitis, maternitycare etc. The Govt. also provides us some financial help in providing tricycles, artificial limbs, crutches, and whatever other needs of physically handicapped. Much more needs to be done and whatever we and others are doing is a drop in the ocean. Funds are badly needed to attend to the problems. Read More

Countries Served:

India

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance

    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.    

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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