In 1994, a horrific genocide killed an estimated eighth of the Rwandan population, leaving many without homes, and children without parents. Though the country has recently made progress thanks to a stable government and foreign aid, disability continues to be both the cause and effect of poverty for many.

About Rwanda
% living below poverty line39.1
Our work
Year started working2011
Number of distributions2
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 distributed330


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