Author Archives: Julian Kittelson-Aldred

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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Mid-morning photo: Frank

Frank was overjoyed this morning because he will start school this year in his new wheelchair. Many schools in Peru will only accept children with disabilities if they have a wheelchair to use at their desks.

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Photos from Lima and Yancana Huasy

We worked hard last week in Lima, but we had a lot of fun, too. Here are some photos from our time working at Yancana Huasy.  

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A milestone

Today, for the first time in her 14 year life, Catiusca ate lunch sitting upright. Sammie spent the whole day working on her chair. There’s a little more work to be done, so someone from her rehabilitation organization will deliver … Continue reading

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