Mekelle Orthopedic and Physiotherapy Center (MOPC) is a local non-profit and non-governmental organization established in 1992, administrated under the Tigray Disabled Veterans Association (TDVA).
Major purpose of the organization
To rehabilitate the physically disabled population of Tigray and nearby regions. Tigray has been the most affected region through decades of war and famine, which has resulted in a higher degree of disabilities compared to other regions with in Ethiopia.
By doing so, physically disabled people in Tigray, nearby regions and Eritrean refugees are beneficiaries of the provision of physical rehabilitation services at MOPC. This allows them to be full, active members of society and complete their social reintegration into their respective communities.
To contribute to the maintenance and enhancement of the quality life of PWD’s of the region through the provision of mobility and assistive devices by encompassing a system of human & physical resources designed to meet the needs of the physically disabled persons we serve, in collaboration with the government, donors, partners and communities.
We aspire to see all physical Disabled people of the Tigray region have fully accesses and sustainable services to PRS whereby, their livelihoods is improved and developed.
Service user Focus
Our physically disabled people are at the heart of everything we do, and who we build a lasting and collaborative relationship with.
At the heart of our work is doing what is right for all service users & employees through unwavering commitment to honesty, loyalty, transparency and accountability.
We are determined to provide excellent services, exceeding expectations.
We are identified by our commitment to team work, altruism, respect , confidentiality, and innovation in all our endeavors
MOPC aims to:
* Promote mobility, inclusion and enhanced quality of life to enable PWD to participate fully in all aspects of daily life in their communities and achieve a certain level of economic self sufficiency and social integration.
* Ensure and promote that PWDs are able to take full advantage of their physical and psychological abilities.
* Maximize the number of service users ensuring we maintain our quality, care and efficiency.
* Create a favorable situation to ensure hat the service users could be able to pass through all rehabilitation process so as to determinately and fully participation in their society and help them to achieve equal opportunity in life.
* Promote community awareness raising to bring about attitude change and equal opportunities for PWDs in society.