PFFD-Prosthetics For Foreign Donation

400 Webb place
Winnipeg MB  R3t 3j3

Phone: 2045588483

PFFD-Prosthetics For Foreign Donation

PFFD- Prosthetics For Foreign Donation Inc.
'Changing the World, one prosthetic at a time.'

MISSION STATEMENT-

We facilitate mobility by creating equal access to recycled prosthetics and mobility aids, then donate them to redeveloping countries in critical need.

HISTORY-

On October 2, 2008, Iahnijah Opaleke (co- founder) was born with a rare deficiency called PFFD - Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency, now renamed CFD - Congenital Femoral Deficiency. This deficiency causes Iahnijah to wear a step-in prosthesis on his right leg. He is a below knee amputee.

As of 2015, he has accumulated over 7 prostheses and various mobility aids. His mother desired to recycle/donate these very gently used limbs (as he gets a new leg every 6-9 months), but could not find a Canadian resource to do so.
So, Iahnijah and Tina Opaleke created the resource, and filled that void with PFFD Inc..

Through Iahnijah's birth and the birth of this charity, we hope to raise awareness about prosthetics, mobility, recycling, and global change. In time we hope to facilitate all individuals in developing countries, living with physical disabilities and mobility issues.

The gift of mobility comes wrapped with independence, and a renewed sense of dignity.

VISION STATEMENT-

At PFFD Inc. our purpose is for all people to have complete mobility despite of geographical location. We aim to provide equal access to opportunities that contribute to ones well-being, and the betterment of the CommUNITY.We are Soulfully rooted in the belief that we are all 'One People'.

CORE VALUES-

LOVE - A profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person
RESPECT - Esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person
INTEGRITY - Adherence to moral and ethical principles
GROWTH- Development from a simpler to a more complex stage
MOBILITY - Capable of moving or being moved readily
SUPPORT - To sustain (a person, the mind, spirit, etc.) under trial or affliction
ACCEPTANCE - The act of believing: the fact or state of being accepted

Our values are the food that nurture the roots of this charity, the very foundation from which those we help, stand.

DONATE NOW-

Support PFFD Inc. by;

- Donating monetarily at any Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU)

- Contacting us at prostheticsffd@gmail.com

- Recycling your used prostheses/mobility aids (crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, etc.)

-Share our story, and join the movement to bring mobility around the globe.
Gofundme.com/MobilityMovement

Follow us on IG Instagram
@pffdinc


Give thanks for your continued Love and Support.


We facilitate mobility by creating equal access to recycled prosthetics & mobility aides, then donate them to redeveloping countries in critical need �

Our process begins with fundraising for non-government official (NGO) organizations in redeveloping countries. We raise these funds by reaching out to the community, conducting fundraising events, advocate and inform the community of our presence and existence. We need your help with this process to raise adequate funds to cover costs. The recipient community is then provided with a list of medical/mobility items available, which they now develop into their own personalized "wish list".
With the help of International Hope Centre (IHC), a team of volunteers fill shipping containers full of prosthetics, mobility aids, and medical equipment, which is then distributed in the recipient country.
(www.internationalhope.ca)

WHO ARE WE DONATING TO?

Currently we are fundraising for-

A 'Mobility Movevement' to Jamaica (and surrounding islands) where Founders (Tina&Iahnijah Opaleke) will singlehandedly deliver various mobility aids around the island upon a two week stay. Decem

We facilitate mobility by creating access to recycled prosthetics in developing countries.

Our Aim -is to acquire donations, both financial and prosthetic, and distribute them globally.

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Business Information


Founded: Tina and Iahnijah Opaleke

Categories: Charity Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Organization

Hours

Mon: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun: 12:00 am - 12:00 pm



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