Technology has connected continents like never before. Within seconds, we hear about triumphs or tragedies happening in faraway places. With this amazing knowledge comes a deep responsibility to our neighbors worldwide. In Luke Chapter 10, Jesus was challenged by the religious scholars of the day when asked to define the word “neighbor.” In His reply, … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 2: Who is My Neighbor?
Here it begins. Jesus’ public ministry is set in motion when He picks up the scrolls in the tabernacle at Nazareth and reads from Isaiah Chapter 61—the prophecy concerning the Messiah. It is here that Jesus explains the purpose of His mission on earth: “To bring good news to the poor…to proclaim release to the … Continue reading 30 Days of Prayer, Day 1: Jesus’ Mission Statement
The gift of mobility can help lift others up, not just physically, but emotionally as well. Take the story of Aishat, a 7-year-old girl in Nigeria. Aishat contracted polio at an early age. Overwhelmed, Aishat’s father abandoned the family, leaving her mother to care for their daughter on her own while fighting the stigma of … Continue reading Hope for Tomorrow
With an estimated 100 million people in need of mobility aids globally, the distribution of free wheelchairs is a monumental undertaking that requires like-minded partners around the world, working together towards a shared goal. The Red Cross is one such partner. They recently delivered 60 wheelchairs to people with disabilities in El Salvador in cooperation … Continue reading Working Together for Good
Can you believe that it’s already March? The first two months of the year have gone by so quickly, with many exciting developments along the way. Here are some highlights from February 2017: Three new members joined our team, including our Executive Director, Nuka Solomon. FWM earned the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency for nonprofit … Continue reading February Highlights
Maria’s mother had been praying for her to have a better, healthier life. She was born prematurely seven years ago and suffers from spina bifida. At three months of age, Maria was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity, an eye condition that could result in blindness. Then, a widespread infection further aggravated her health when she … Continue reading Going Places
As you know, our mission depends on volunteers all over the world, from assisting with administrative work at our offices to wheelchair assembly and distribution in each of our recipient countries. We also have volunteers doing important work from coffee shops, offices, or perhaps even their living room sofas. Though you might not be able … Continue reading Serving Without Borders