• Mobility is possibility

    Walkabout Foundation restores
    dignity, freedom and independence
    by providing wheelchairs and
    rehabilitation in the developing
    world and funding research to find
    a cure for paralysis.

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  • Research

    Since 2010, we have invested $1.642 million in ground-breaking research that aims to reduce and reverse the effects of Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI). We are currently funding Northwestern University’s innovative Neuromodulation & Motor Control Lab Study at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab.

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  • Uganda 2020

    In 2020, we returned to the refugee camps of Northern Uganda to complete our biggest distribution in the region. We provided 381 wheelchairs to the most vulnerable individuals and trained 13 volunteers to the intermediate level of World Health Organization’s wheelchair service provision. Click below to see our impact.

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  • Our Kenyan Hub

    Since opening our unique Wheelchair Assembly and Repair Centre in Nanyuki, Kenya in 2018, we have become the largest wheelchair provider in the country. There, we give employment to 17 locals, 6 of whom are our past beneficiaries. Click below to watch a short film about the centre and meet our local staff!

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  • Ananya’s Story

    Meet Ananya, one of the children from our JJ Walkabout rehabilitation centre in Varanasi, India where opportunities for people with disabilities and girls are extremely limited. Click to watch this extraordinary story of how this beautiful girl’s life has been transformed.

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100 Million

people in the world need a wheelchair

65 Million

people cannot afford one

17,400

wheelchairs distributed

$1.642 Million

donated to groundbreaking research

£7.920 Million

raised to date

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