International

Give the Perfect Gift this Christmas and Transform a Life!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Dec. 5, 2016
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  • International, Wheels For The World

Give the Perfect GiftFinding just the right gift can be a challenge. However, for a child with a disability, what could be a more perfect gift than a wheelchair to show God’s love in a tangible way? This Christmas, you can give The Perfect Gift … a gift that transforms lives! Just $150 sends a wheelchair to a disabled...

Today is #GivingTuesday!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • Nov. 29, 2016
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  • In the Media, Christian Institute on Disability, International, Wheels For The World

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Joni and Friends!Join us today as we celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. How can you make a difference? Join us by sending help and hope to families affected by disability through the gift of mobility. Throughout the developing world, wheelchairs are either very expensive or extremely scarce. Thousands of children and adults are living without the independence and mobility a wheelchair provides. Through Joni and Friends, just $150 sends a wheelchair and a Bible that will impact a life forever...

Young Leaders Gathering 2016

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Sept. 16, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International

Young Leaders GatheringRecently, more than 1,000 young Christian leaders from 140 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia for Lausanne’s Young Leaders’ Gathering 2016 – the purpose was to network these dynamic young leaders together and ignite them with an even greater passionto reach the world for Christ.

Ken in Cuba with Wheels for the World

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Aug. 31, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International, Video Archives, Wheels For The World

KenEarlier this season, my husband served on a Wheels for the World team in Cuba, helping to fit children with disabilities to their new wheelchairs. Before Ken left, I autographed a Spanish Joni book and said to him, "Would you please give this to a little girl in Cuba, and tell her it's from me?" 

When Discrimination is Life-Threatening

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Aug. 5, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International

When Discrimination is Life-ThreateningWhen I travel to developing nations, it's clear that discrimination against people with disabilities is rampant – disabled children often are forbidden to attend school, disabled adults have virtually no access to good jobs, and are often banned from entering high-end...

Your Gift of a Wheelchair is Changing Lives!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • July 12, 2016
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  • International, Wheels For The World

Gift of WheelchairYour prayers and support opened the doors to a bright future for a young girl, Lorena, from Cuba. Born with cerebral palsy, Lorena waited 12 years for a wheelchair. This young girl, full of hopes and dreams, knows the daily pain and struggles of living with disability. Lorena’s dream is to become a nurse...

Hope Overflowing: 100,000 by 2020

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 22, 2016
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  • International, Wheels For The World

Hope OverflowingFive-year-old Ebenezer was the recipient of the 100,000th wheelchair in 2014 in Ghana. Since February 2015, we’ve delivered some 26,000 wheelchairs with your prayers and support and we’re right on track to meet the goal of sending 100,000 wheelchairs by 2020 through Wheels for the World!

Learn more and watch a video from the day Ebenezer’s life changed forever!

Because of You...Thousands Receive Christ Worldwide!

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 16, 2016
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  • International, Wheels For The World

boy receives wheelchairGod is using you to open people’s hearts to the Gospel like never before! The wheelchair and Bible you send change everything. Because of your prayers and faithful support, many children with disabilities will receive Bibles, wheelchairs, and God’s love…the greatest gift of all.

You're a Hero - Thank You for Sharing the Love of Jesus

  • By: Joni and Friends
  • June 2, 2016
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  • International, Cause 4 Life

You're a Hero“And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.”
-Matthew 18:5

Your prayers and support, together with the passion and skills of Joni and Friends volunteers are knit together by God to share the message of salvation. Because of you, the Gospel comes to life for children like Nellie (with Down syndrome) and adults with disabilities all around the world.

Serving People in India with HIV

  • By: Joni Eareckson Tada
  • May 19, 2016
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  • Joni's Posts, International

Dr. Rajni Herman and Steve BundyPeople often tell me how God has used my books to help them through difficult times — and this physician, Dr. Rajni Herman who lives in Mussoorie, India is no exception. She is on staff with our partner in India, Emmanuel Hospital Association, and is faithfully serving ...

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