The GOAL of the Advantage Program is to share the love of Christ by empowering persons with physical disabilities to function independently and fully within the immediate community and society of Haiti.
The OBJECTIVES of the Advantage Program are to increase the physical, emotional and economic capacity of persons with disabilities
advocate alongside persons with disability to reduce social stigma and increase recognition of capacities and community contributions.
HISTORY: In 2010, the Advantage Program became a program of Medical Teams International, a 501c3 based in Portland, Oregon. With the support of individuals, churches and grants, the Advantage Program has continued the foundational mission to empower the vulnerable population of persons with physically disabling conditions by listening, learning, providing physical rehabilitation assistance, and training.
For more information, go to http://www.medicalteams.org; then Latin America & Caribbean, then Haiti-Advantage Program. All financial contributions should be specified for Haiti-Advantage Program (2HTM01)