Nearly 70% of all disabled children in Indonesia do not attend school, and people with disabilities are frequently considered a burden on society and unable to live without support.
This lack of access to education and widespread discrimination means that many Indonesians with disabilities are left on the sidelines of society, unable to participate in the workforce or their communities.
% living below poverty line
Year started working
Number of distributions
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.
After a wheelchair training course in Indonesia in April 2014, Team Walkabout also spent a few days distributing chairs for Indonesians on the island of Java, in the Yogyakarta area, before heading to Bali to change more lives. Stefanie and Bryony spent some time meeting the United Cerebral Palsy Wheels for Humanity (UCP Roda Untuk […]