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 nearly 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

Disability and COVID-19 in developing countries

Motivation asks how coronavirus is increasing risks for disabled people in developing countries.

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.

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Author: Anna-Kate Taylor

Three decades - and thousands of wheelchairs

Marking 30 years of Motivation with major milestones and future opportunities

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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

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Author: Anna Reeve

Our stories

  • Jackie, Kenya

    Twenty-eight year old Jackie was in her final year at a top university in Kenya when she developed a tumour on her spine. She became paralysed and, without any support, she had to leave her course. Read more

  • Michael's return to school

    Find out why Michael Jnr is always to excited to return to school - unlike your average 13 year old! Read more

  • 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