Eugenia is a 91-year-old grandmother in Costa Rica who lost her sight nine years ago. Although she can stand up for short periods of time, her loss of vision, coupled with her frail condition, pose too much of a risk for her to move about on her own. Her daughter, Isabel, would constantly hover nearby … Continue reading Freedom for a Family
Have you heard what's been happening at Free Wheelchair Mission? Highlights from July include: The 14th annual Miracle of Mobility gala raised nearly $1.5 million, lifting over 18,000 people off the ground. Two of our special guests, Gregory from Jamaica and Amilcar from El Salvador, were featured in the news when they visited supporters in … Continue reading July 2017 Recap
Greetings, and happy Friday! Wu is a 52-year-old man who lives in northwestern China. You might see him making his way through the dusty streets of his little town on a three-wheeled motorcycle, which was given to him by a friend to use as a mobility device. An accident cost Wu the ability to walk … Continue reading Moved by Kindness from Afar
I just returned from Peru a few days ago. It was a wonderful ending to a fantastic trip. I have so much more to tell you. While we do share many of our stories here on our blog, we post others on our social media sites. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram allow us … Continue reading Did you catch our April highlights?
God and Moses are having a conversation. After arguing with God, explaining why he is not the guy to rescue Israel from the hands of Pharaoh, God asks Moses, “What is that in your hand?” A shepherd’s staff, simple and ordinary. It represented all that was common in the world. And God decides to use … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 30: What’s in Your Hand?
During World War II, the Luftwaffe bombed a church in France. When the war concluded, the people in the community cleared away the rubble and found a statue of Jesus, the base of which was inscribed with these words: “Come unto Me, all ye that are weary.” It was remarkably preserved except for both hands, … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 29: His Hands and Feet
In China, Feng lives not only with a husband who suffers from cerebral palsy, but also with a son who was born with the same condition. “It is bad enough that my husband cannot manage,” she said, “but to see my son suffer is very difficult.” Much of her time is consumed caring for her … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 28: Feng