• 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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  • Walkabout in Uganda

    Since our first distribution in Uganda in 2014, we’ve delivered over 3,300 wheelchairs and trikes throughout the country. Click below to watch the film and learn about our work in the region.

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  • Ghana 2023

    In May 2023, we travelled to Ghana to distribute 175 wheelchairs with our partners, Orthopaedic Training Centre and Kabaka Foundation. Click below to learn more about the distribution.

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  • Our Kenyan Hub

    Since opening our Wheelchair Assembly & 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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  • Our Haitian Wheelchair Hub

    In 2021, we built the HHA Walkabout Wheelchair Distribution Centre in Haiti together with our partner, Hope Health Action. Our centre provides Haiti with a regular and sustainable supply of wheelchairs, transforming hundreds of lives every year.

  • Research

    Since 2010, we have invested $1.9 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 “Functional Restoration after Spinal Cord Injury by Hebbian and Transcutaneous Spinal Stimulation” study at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab.

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100 Million

people in the world need a wheelchair

65 Million

people cannot afford one

27,260

wheelchairs distributed

$1.9 Million

donated to groundbreaking research

71,000

lives impacted

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