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March 2019

Wheels for the World – Dominican Republic

March 1 - March 9
$2,500

The Dominican Republic is the second largest nation in the Caribbean and shares the beautiful island of Hispaniola with its neighbor, Haiti. Appearance and image are very important to the vibrant Dominican people and serve as indicators of success and social class. Family members often hide relatives with disabilities in their homes to avoid judgement from their community. You will have lots of opportunities to bless people with disabilities as you serve as a seating specialist, mechanic, photographer, or support…

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Wheels for the World – El Salvador 1

March 9 - March 17
$1,715

With an area slightly smaller than the state of Massachusetts and a population of over 6 million, El Salvador is the smallest, most densely populated country in Central America. In a land whose name translates to “The Savior”, you will have opportunities to share the love and message of our true Savior - Jesus Christ - with those affected by disability. Apply today to provide wheelchairs and the Gospel message to people in need as a seating specialist, mechanic, photographer,…

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Wheels for the World – Cuba 1

March 29 - April 6
$2,515

Enjoy cross-cultural ministry in the historic Spanish- speaking country of Cuba, the largest and most populated island in the Caribbean. Sharing your skills and gifts in Cuba as a physical or occupational therapist, mechanic, photographer or support person promises to be a unique opportunity. You will experience extraordinary hospitality and warmth from the Cuban people as you glimpse into their culture and heritage while providing life-changing mobility to people affected by disability. Representatives from Cuban churches along with the national…

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April 2019

Wheels for the World – Uganda

April 5 - April 15
$2,990

Often referred to as the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is known for its magnificent landscapes, exceptional wildlife, and diverse people. While most people claim a Christian faith, beliefs from animistic tribal religions continue to shape the culture and influence perceptions, especially in rural areas. People affected by a physical disability in Uganda are often outcasts as others fear that they are cursed and unclean. A wheelchair not only provides the gift of independence and mobility for those with a disability,…

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Wheels for the World – Mexico 1 (Guadalajara/Ameca)

April 22 - April 29
$1,915

Join us in serving the Lord in the magnificent landscape of Mexico. As the fifth largest country in the Americas, approximately 7.5% of the population is disabled and 4.16 million people have mobility-related disabilities. Many of these people live in areas lacking in resources and/or disability equipment. Use your unique gifts to spread Christ's love and provide the gift of mobility by applying today as a seating specialist (physical and occupational therapists), mechanic, interpreter, or support member on this Outreach…

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Wheels for the World – Mexico 2 (Monterrey)

April 22 - April 29
$2,035

Join us in serving the Lord in the magnificent landscape of Mexico. As the fifth largest country in the Americas, approximately 7.5% of the population is disabled and 4.16 million people have mobility-related disabilities. Many of these people live in areas lacking in resources and/or disability equipment. Use your unique gifts to spread Christ's love and provide the gift of mobility by applying today as a seating specialist (physical and occupational therapist), mechanic, interpreter, or support member on this Outreach…

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May 2019

Wheels for the World – China 1

May 4 - May 17
$3,165

Join us as we serve people affected by disability in one of the world’s most populated civilizations. From its busy cities to rural villages, the country has undergone rapid social, economic, and political transitions in recent years. While perceptions of the disabled community are improving there are still over 84 million people living with disabilities in China, many who have never heard the love and message of Jesus Christ. Use your gifts and talents to change lives for both now…

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June 2019

Wheels for the World – Ghana

June 1
$3,160

Ghana is a West African country with a culture as fascinating and complex as its colorful marketplaces. People with physical disabilities face unique obstacles in many parts of the country due to deep roots of tribal religions and witchcraft that perceive disability as a curse. A wheelchair not only increases opportunities for these people but also helps them gain a sense of dignity and respect from others. On this Outreach you will serve as the Lord’s hands and feet to…

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Wheels for the World – Poland

June 14 - June 23
$2,955

Poland has a unique political history and has overcome great adversity to become a flourishing European nation. In some ways the country has been modernized and in other ways, especially for the disabled community, there is still progress to be made. While the majority of Poles identify with the Catholic faith, the team will share the joys of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ with each recipient and their family/caregivers. You will also have opportunities to make a lasting impact…

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August 2019

Wheels for the World – Brazil (Abreu e Lima and Maragogi)

August 2 - August 12
$3,215

Join us in serving people with disabilities in the diverse country of Brazil. Host of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, athletes from around the world broke barriers of what was thought to be physically possible in sport. While perceptions about the capabilities of people with disabilities are improving, there are still negative perceptions throughout Brazil about those affected by a disability and few resources available to meet their practical needs. Nearly 30 million people in the country have a…

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