Mobility International USA is a non-profit organization who's mission is to "empower people with disabilities to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development." To read, in detail, more about what they do click here.
MIUSA has a program called the Women's Institute on Leadership and Disability or WILD. The purpose of this program is to empower women with disabilities around the world to achieve their goals, share their dreams, and discuss their experiences.
From their program in 2010, WILD created a video called "Loud, Proud and Passionate". It features attendees from Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Syria, Turkey, Uganda, United States of America, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Their goal is to reach 10,000 views on Youtube and to raise funds for future WILD programs. Currently their view count is 11,332. While they have reached their goal, this video is definitely (read absolutely) worth sharing.
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