We are a global disability charity and social enterprise. Our vision is for a world in which all disabled people are included and can fully participate in all areas of life.

Through our wheelchairs, services and training projects, we have been changing the lives of disabled people in developing countries for over thirty years.

Your support allows us to enable mobility, independence and new opportunities for disabled people around the world.  Want to know more?

According to the World Health Organization...

  • 75m people worldwide need a wheelchair

  • 80% disabled people in developing countries live in poverty

  • 90% disabled children in the developing world do not go to school

David Constantine stepping down from Motivation

Motivation's Founder Director, David Constantine, will step down from the charity from 1 January 2022. Read our announcement.

Gifts in Motion

Whether you are looking for a birthday present, thank you gift or stocking filler, our charity gift catalogue is a great place to start! Shop now.


Author: Anna-Kate Taylor

Three decades - and thousands of wheelchairs

Marking 30 years of Motivation with major milestones and future opportunities


Author: Anna Reeve

A step toward better wheelchair provision globally

New guidelines from the WHO and UNICEF give specific and necessary requirements for a good quality, safe wheelchair for services around the world


Author: Anna Reeve

Stories from our community

  • Mariam and John, Uganda

    John's training helped him bond with his daughter, learn about cerebral palsy and join a community of support. Read more

  • Akmal's active attitude to life

    Akmal received a Motivation wheelchair after getting a spinal cord injury as a child. This is his story about rebuilding an active life. Read more

  • Joel, Kenya

    Joel worked as a driver until, one day in 2015, he fell from a height and sustained a life-changing spinal cord injury. Read more