We are proud and grateful to work with Joni Eareckson Tadaand her excellent team at Joni and Friends in advancing the services for persons with disability in India through their wonderful programs.
Wheels for the World
Joni and Friends has partnered with OEI to deliver hundreds of wheelchairs each year through their Wheels for the World program. Teams from the USA specializing in chair fitting come to India to customize each and every wheelchair to the exact specifications of the recipient.
Christian Fund for the Disabled
Joni and Friends partners with OEI to review applicants for its “Christian Fund for the Disabled” grants—special grants that help the disabled or churches/ministries reach out to the disabled.
Joni’s Visit to India--September 2004
OEI spearheaded Joni’s visit to India along with her husband Ken Tada in September 2004. The highlights of her visit were her participation as keynote speaker at the Great Banquet Conference and the distribution of the 25,000th wheel chair of Wheels for the World.