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!

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