Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has one of the fastest-growing economies in the Americas. Yet, still over 30% of its population lives under the poverty line and people with disabilties are significantly less likely than those without disabilities to complete primary education or be employed.

About Dominican Republic
% living below poverty line30.5
Our work
Year started working2010
Number of distributions8
Lives impacted

This number is based on UCP Wheels for Humanity’s multiplier, which takes the birth rate in each country and estimates that one wheelchair impacts the beneficiaries life in full, 0.75% of his or her primary caregiver’s life and 0.25% of the surrounding family members’ (siblings) lives.

Number of chairs distributed927


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