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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.


Australia Africa North America Central America Middle East Europe Asia South America

Click the map to show only organizations from that region, or you can select all regions.

South America

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, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia

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.    

Centro de Miembros Artificiales 

Mission:

To make and provide the best quality prosthetic to all low income Bolivian amputees.

Countries Served:

Bolivia

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Prosthetic 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.rotaryboliviaprosthetics.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.    

Fundacion Futuro 

Mission:

Los Objetivos de Fundación Futuro, es la promoción integral de las personas con discapacidad y eliminación de toda forma de discriminación mediante: a)La concientización y organización de las organizaciones de y para las personas con discapacidad de fuerzas armadas. b)La capacitación laboral y profesional de las personas con discapacidad en fuerzas armadas. c)Financiamiento de actividades que permitan transformar las condiciones de vida de las personas con discapacidad de Fuerza Armadas. d)Equiparación de oportunidades en todos los ámbitos de la sociedad ecuatoriana. Read More

Countries Served:

ECUADOR

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Fundacion Futuro 

Mission:

CONSEGUIR EL TERRENO, CONSTRUIR EDIFICACION, INSTALAR AREAS DE : CAPACITACION, REHABILITACION, RECREACION Y EL TALLER O FABRICA DE ORTESIS Y PROTESIS.

Countries Served:

ECUADOR

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

FUNDACION HERMANO MIGUEL 

Mission:

L a Fundación Hermano Miguel es una organización no gubernamental sin fines de lucro que brinda atención médica a la comunidad y rehabilitación integral a las personas con alguna deficiencia o discapacidad física o funcional, a través de la dotación de servicios médicos, terapéuticos y la implementación de ayudas técnicas conocidas como órtesis, prótesis y ayudas de movilidad. Tiene cobertura nacional ya que recibe a pacientes de todo el país en su Centro de Atención Integral y Desarrollo –CAID- ubicado en la ciudad de Quito y construido bajo parámetros y normas de accesibilidad. Read More

Countries Served:

Ecuador

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.fhmecuador.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Fundación Prótesis Para la Vida (Prosthetics for Life Foundation) 

Mission:

Prótesis Para la Vida's mission is to provide Ecuadoran patients with optimal and compassionate prosthetic (artifical limbs) and orthotic (braces) care. Purpose: Fundación Prótesis Para la Vida's purpose is twofold: 1) provide access to patients who need prosthetic and orthotic devices; 2) through teaching and awareness increase the numbers of practicing orthotic and prosthetic clinicians in the country.

Countries Served:

Ecuador

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic 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.prostheticsforlife.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

HealthWrights 

Mission:

HealthWrights is a non-profit organization committed to advancing the health, basic rights, social equality, and self-determination of disadvantaged persons and groups. We believe that health for all people is only possible in a global society where the guiding principles are sharing, mutual assistance, and respect for cultural and individual differences.

Countries Served:

Healthwrights is based in Palo Alto, California but is involved with projects internationally.

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

http://www.healthwrights.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.    

Michigan Society To Advance Rehabilitation 

Mission:

To provide amputees with the ability to live a productive life regardless of their limb loss.

Countries Served:

USA, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, other Central and South American countries

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Materials, Components, and Equipment

www.m-star.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Prosthetics for Ecuador 

Countries Served:

Ecuador

Services Provided:

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

Needs:

Financial Assistance, Volunteers, Materials, Components, and Equipment

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Prosthetics Outreach Foundation 

Mission:

POF 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.pofsea.org

    View the organization fact sheet for more detailed information.    

Prosthetika 

Mission:

Our mission is to help improve the lives of physically disabled people who require artificial limbs and orthopedic braces.

Countries Served:

Haiti, Bolivia, Mexico

Services Provided:

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, 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.prosthetika.org

    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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