Program Gives Ecuadorian Amputee Chance to 'Climb Mountains'

“In 2016, ROMP will participate in a special worldwide initiative encouraging people to climb for change to raise awareness about the importance of mobility regardless of people’s financial abilities.”

Orphan Who Lost Leg In Haiti Earthquake Gets Bionic Limb To Fulfill Surfing Dreams

Wetsh-Naidgie outgrew her prosthetic leg, which her family couldn’t afford to replace. The resourceful girl ambled around without it, but dreamed of getting a new prosthetic. The Range of Motion Project stepped in.

Robohand uses 3-D printing to stand in for lost digits

“At $500, a Robohand is significantly cheaper than the typical $10,000 to $15,000 cost for a conventional below-the-elbow prosthesis, said Eric Neufeld a U.S.-based certified prosthetist and orthotist and the director of Range of Motion Project, known as ROMP, which provides prosthetic limbs to those who cannot afford them around the world.”

Robohand uses 3-D printing to replace lost digits for a fraction of the cost

ROMP, provides prosthetic limbs to those who cannot afford them around the world.

Range of motion project (ROMP) establishes prosthetics maker labs with 3d printers in ecuador and guatemela

“While the ROMP team is already romping around several places in need of prosthetic services, they use an innovative care model that acknowledges the links between poverty, vulnerability, and disability.”

Follow the range of motion project, also known as ROMP, as they show the world the power of mobility.

“The team will be led by amputee climber Santiago Quintero as they take on ecuador’s Cayambe.”

Taking up a challenge

ROMP’s “Handsfree Fit” is an independent dressing apparatus for upper limb amputees.

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