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4/4 Helping Hand
Because of an unfortunate event that left me on a wheelchair for five months, I've become more open towards the needs of physically disabled people, specifically, those who do not have the ability to walk. Without a wheelchair or a walking aid, it would be impossible for these people to move and carry on normally with their lives. Now, these tools do not come cheap, especially to those who cannot afford them. Seeing this situation and having experienced it first hand, I have pledged to myself that if one day I've earned enough money, I will donate to a foundation that would help disabled people in the Philippines by providing them walking aids.
Problem is, I've just started with my working life, meaning, I still do not have funds to back my objective up. Fortunately, Mango's contest prize (10,000 dollars to be given to the charity of choice) would allow me to donate not in the near future, but NOW, well, if I win.
If by chance or sheer luck I do win (there are so many good entries already!), I'll donate the money to the Wheelchair and Disabled Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. According to my research, it is a home for many physically handicapped college students with a specialized dormitory which provides access features that are designed for the convenience and mobility of wheelchair bound residents. They holisticaly develop paraplegic college students and they also have special projects such as Operation Wheelchair which donates wheelchairs to students in rural areas.
Read Part (1/4: Mango is for Everyone) here: nadjnadj.blogspot.com/2011/10/lbxmango-entry14-mango-is-for-everyone.html
Read Part (2/4: Filipinas Represent) here: nadjnadj.blogspot.com/2011/10/lbxmango-entry24-filipina-represent.html
Read Part (3/4: Biggest Fan) here: nadjnadj.blogspot.com/2011/10/lbxmango-entry24-biggest-fan.html
Read Part (4/4: Helping Hand) here: