Author Archives: Julian Kittelson-Aldred

Lucia, postural care and her first wheelchair

Last Friday Sammie and I had the pleasure of visiting 4 year old Lucia in her home. Lucia and Roxana, her mother, sat in the front row at the Yancana Huasy conference last week. The very next day we were met … Continue reading

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First steps

In our wheelchair clinics, we are witness to countless special moments: the first time a parent sees their child sit up independently; the joy of a sibling pushing their sister or brother; the tender way a father holds his daughter … Continue reading

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It’s just like riding a bicycle

Once you learn, the knowledge always comes back. And so it is every year that we return to Peru. After the initial chaos of sorting through wheelchairs and unpacking boxes, we slip into the simple rhythm of the clinic. A … Continue reading

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New photo galleries from Lima and Puerto Maldonado

Our wheelchair clinics concluded on Friday in Puerto Maldonado. Rick has been shooting photos all along, and today I’m happy to share those photos. Click below to view the galleries.     Lima     Puerto Maldonado

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Introducing a new giving partner: Dwolla

Over the years, Eleanore’s Project has been immensely fortunate to have a dedicated and generous base of supporters. Your donations of money, time and resources have made our work possible. We first introduced online giving in 2005 and have received … Continue reading

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Eleanore’s Project in the Ravalli Republic newspaper

From “Eleanore’s Project: Florence woman works with group providing wheelchairs to disabled children in Peru”: “You have this mindset that when you go into an area that is impoverished, you expect to see a great deal of sadness,” she said. … Continue reading

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Why complex rehab technology matters

Complex Rehab Technology- Essential for health. Essential for life. from NCART on Vimeo.

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A new destination for 2012

Each spring, Eleanore’s Project holds wheelchair clinics in two different locations in Peru. Since 2006, we have split our efforts between Yancana Huasy in Lima and Equip KIDS International in either Cusco or Arequipa. After 4 consecutive years of successful … Continue reading

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Photos from Arequipa and Equip KIDS

Our slightly reconfigured team (goodbye to Steve and hello to Kevin) worked for a week in Arequipa at the beautiful Casa de Avila. Each day brought new children and stories.

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The students speak

Tonight we have a guest post from the four occupational therapy students who have joined the EP team for the past two weeks. Molly, Tessa, Sara and Krystal have been invaluable contributors. Two weeks ago tomorrow we, four occupational therapy … Continue reading

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