CLASP News

Statement on COVID-19

Our commitment continues.   During this time of unknowns, we want to share important facts. Our intent is to assuage concerns, keep you informed, and support your resolve to meet the needs of your communities and beneficiaries, especially during this time of...

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Meet Zabih

Meet Zabih

“Life seems faster.”   Zabih, 21, is a volunteer with our partner organization PCP in Pakistan. He works assembling wheelchairs and training clients in their new wheelchairs. Last summer, he received a UCP Expression through CLASP. “I feel more confident and...

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Meet Davit

Meet Davit

“I have always lived an active life, so it was difficult for me to stay at home the whole day and remain unfunctional.”    After losing his left leg in 2009, Davit used crutches to get around. But when the condition on his right leg worsened, he could no longer...

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CLASP Offers Rolling Product Submissions

CLASP Offers Rolling Product Submissions

Do you have an assistive product that fills a gap in the CLASP catalogue, or meets a market demand for assistive technology in low or middle income countries? CLASP would like to hear from you! CLASP has concluded three formal Invitation to Bid cycles and has...

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Meet Stanley

Meet Stanley

Stanley, 13, was born with heart and spinal cord problems. Stanley’s mom fought hard to make sure that her son was not excluded from getting an education and building a future. She took him to one of CLASP’s service partner organizations, Comprehensive Community-Based...

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Meet Darweshi

Meet Darweshi

“We are so happy that Darweshi received a wheelchair. Now he will definitely start school.” Darweshi, 7, from Tanzania, was born with cerebral palsy. He received a Moti-Go wheelchair and support services via CCBRT (Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in...

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Meet Dan

Meet Dan

“I’ve started to live again, to enjoy every day and to get involved in everything. For me, being active means being happy.” How the team at Motivation Romania used a wheelchair provided through CLASP to give one client a new lease on life. Dan Visniuc, 58, lives with...

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CLASP Addresses AT Supply-Chain Barriers

CLASP Addresses AT Supply-Chain Barriers

The recent AT resolution adopted at the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva in May could have a radical impact on the lives of the estimated one billion people globally who currently do not have access to assistive products. The...

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