In some cultures, disabled children and adults are neglected and pushed aside. Some suffer in deplorable conditions without anyone to love and care for them. Hope-for-the-Handicapped supplies food, wheelchairs, health kits, and other aid to disabled individuals, mental institutions, and homes for the elderly and handicapped. The program operates in Liberia, Kenya, Israel, the Palestinian territories and various other places.

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