Achieving great things together
The Ottobock Global Foundation has taken on a great task with the project “Children in Need”. Many children live with a physical disability. The Ottobock Global Foundation fits these children with medical devices to help them regain an element of normality and quality of life.
Since 2011, the Syrian civil war has claimed more than 130,000 victims. 9.5 million people have fled to escape from the resulting poverty, violence and misery. Roughly half of these are children and teenagers.
A devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8 has hit Nepal in Southeast Asia. The quake, the strongest this region has seen in 80 years, has claimed 7,000 lives and injured 50,000 people.
On 12 January 2010 a severe earthquake shook Haiti and took the lives of 220,000 people. The damage caused to houses and streets has resulted in the complete destruction of the infrastructure, including hospitals and other medical institutions.