Happy Thursday! 550 wheelchairs arrived in Vietnam this week.
Disability Stats for Vietnam:
- An estimated 6.6% of Vietnam is currently living with disability
- Of that percentage 54% is elderly, 8% is children under the age of 18
- 10% of people living with disabilities became disabled due to the Vietnam War.
- FWM has been sending wheelchairs to Vietnam since 2004
- Since then, we have distributed over 113,000 wheelchairs
- Since January, we have shipped 14,880 wheelchairs to Vietnam!