Foundation To Encourage The Potential Of Disabled Persons

The Foundation To Encourage The Potential Of Disabled Persons is a legally registered, private Thai Foundation originally set up in 1993 in the city of Chiang Mai (northern Thailand) by Sunan and Don Willcox. The Foundation is dedicated to empowering disabled men and women and providing them with professional skills, as well as with health, employment, and dignity. The Foundation has no hidden religious or political agenda … (full text who we are).

Projects; Disabled Visitors; Wheelchais Workshop; Photo Galleries; Volunteers; Newsletter; Links;
Address: The Foundation to Encourage the Potential of Disabled Persons, 158/11 Moo Baan Chiang Mai View Mai, Moo 6, Tambol Mae Kue, Doi Sakhet, Chiang Mai 52200, THAILAND;

Homepage 2/2: … The Foundation’s many projects include the Chiang Mai Disabled Center;  

the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop; a rural and remote area free home visit program covering 6 Provinces of north Thailand (providing wheelchair maintenance and physical therapy); and an extensive Thai language self-help publishing program. We just started a new project you can read all about it at our new web site for our cerebral palsy residence project at

The Chiang Mai Disabled Center and Freedom Wheelchair Workshop are located together in the center of old Chiang Mai, ½ block from the Sunday walking street at Rajapakinai Road, 133/1.  The Disabled Center and wheelchair workshop telephone number is:  66-053-213941.  The Foundation telephone number is:  66-053-852172.

The Chiang Mai Disabled Center currently includes traditional Thai massage services, and a craft sales outlet.

The Freedom Wheelchair Worskhop produces a broad variety of often individually designed mobility aids including 4-wheel wheelchairs; 3-wheel all terrain wheelchairs; reclining cerebral palsy wheelchairs;  wheeled gurneys; wheeled walkers, traditional walkers; ramps; crutches; and even electric wheelchairs by special order.  The staff of both the Chiang Mai Disabled Center and the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop include disabled persons who have been empowered to manage their own affairs.

Please help us help ourselves!  We welcome you to our website and welcome you to visit beautiful Thailand.

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