BYU Students Develop New Hand-Powered Wheelchair Attachment for LDS Charities

LDS Charities put six engineering students from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, to the task of developing a new hand-powered wheelchair attachment. The attachment will connect to LDS Charities' new wheelchair models. Read more about this great collaboration and see pictures of the hand-powered attachment.
Sandy and Lynn Watson and other volunteers at the wheelchair event in Erbil, Iraq.

Easter in Erbil

LDS Charities representatives in Erbil, Iraq spent their Easter providing wheelchairs to those in need.

LDS Charities Tests New Wheelchair Designs

An LDS Charities volunteer participates in leadership training with MAARDEC.

LDS Charities Specialist Empowers a Nigerian Mobility Nonprofit

In January, LDS Charities technical specialist David Jones completed a joint training with the Mobility Aid and Appliances Research and Development Centre (MAARDEC), a Nigerian nonprofit organization that provides disabled individuals with a variety of physical and social services.