Angie's journey on the road to a brighter future
Posted May 31, 2022
“Every step I take is an achievement”
Meet Angie & follow her inspiring journey.
In Syria, 28% of the population lives with some form of disability. Persons with disabilities in Syria face multiple structural, legal and administrative barriers to access health care, education, employment and to participate fully and equally in community life.
UNDP ensures the provision of comprehensive physical rehabilitation treatment that includes medical consultation, physical therapy, and psychosocial support. UNDP has established four prosthetic workshops in collaboration with local communities in providing custom made lower limb prosthetic devices to people in need, including women and children.
UNDP strives to enhance the self-reliance & effective inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. Thanks to the support of our partners Japan, Finland, and Germany, UNDP will continue to enhance the self-reliance & effective inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Syria.
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