• 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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  • Uganda 2022

    In May 2022, we returned to Uganda to distribute 320 wheelchairs and 50 tricycles with our partners, World Action Fund and Hope Health Action. Click below to learn more about the distribution.

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  • Venezuela 2021

    In October 2021, we returned to Venezuela to distribute 100 paediatric wheelchairs to children together with our local partners, Chamos and Fundaprocura. Click below to watch the video.

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  • Argentina 2021

    In December 2021, we returned to Argentina to distribute 300 wheelchairs together with our partners, Centro de Inclusión Libre y Solidario de Argentina and Fundación Banco de la Nación Argentina. Click below to learn more.

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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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  • 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 will provide Haiti with a regular and sustainable supply of wheelchairs, transforming hundreds of lives every year and becoming the single largest wheelchair provider in the country!

  • Research

    Since 2010, we have invested $1.75 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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  • 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

23,106

wheelchairs distributed

$1.75 Million

donated to groundbreaking research

60,768

lives impacted

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