UCP Wheels for Humanity

Founded in 1996, UCP Wheels for Humanity increases access to mobility for children, teens and adults with physical disabilities in developing countries. Their goal is to make strategic investments in communities that leverage existing capacities and empower local stakeholders.

Grants Received

GM-0070: Global Wheelchair Supply Venture

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    Award Period:
    September 01, 2014 to August 31, 2016

 Country:   |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), UCP Wheels for Humanity increases the availability of appropriate wheelchair products to eligible organizations in less resourced settings through a consortium of wheelchair suppliers. The project, Consolidating Logistics for Assistive Technology Supply and Provision (CLASP), develops a vertically integrated system for wheelchair procurement and fulfillment with the objectives of increased responsiveness, broadened market access and efficient allocation of resources for wheelchair providers and suppliers. 

Keywords: disabilities