Together we can make a change

Providing special equipment, support, education, and training to children and adults with disabilites and the physically challenged in Ghana.


Our Mission

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Walk of Hope

Mission Statement

We believe that together we can make a change in the lives of all people with disabilities; children and adults, by providing special equipment, support, education, and training for everyday life and sports, and to help physically challenged people in developing countries to fulfill their full potential in life.


  • To collect and recycle disabled equipment that ordinarily would be unnecessarily disposed of in the UK.
  • To distribute the disabled equipment abroad to focus areas that the organisation decides.
  • To help promote projects that will develop skills for disabled people’s education and employment regardless of their disability, including the manufacture or repair of disabled equipment, e.g. canes for the blind, wheelchairs etc.
  • To provide support for disabled people in different ways such as workshops, group meetings, social centers, library loan service for the blind, sports competitions and self support networks.
  • To try to source items locally when it would be more cost effective, or of benefit to the local community.


AGM 2019

Our AGM will take place on Thursday 5th September 2019 at 6.30pm. Here, we will talk about what we have done over the past year, and discuss our plans for the future. We’ll be at AGE UK, Castle Row, Canterbury CT12QY. All are welcome, and there will be jolof rice to enjoy.

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January Report

DESO Founder and Director Mavis Hyde met the Asantehene (King of the Ashanti Kingdom), Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, after the May 9th Walk in Manhyia Royal Palace in Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It was a honour for DESO to be hosted by the Asantehene. His support for the physically challenged is exemplified by him employing a deaf person in the Palace; this is a blessing to the disabled community. We say, God bless the King.

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Walk of hope

Report 23/11/18 to 4/2/19

A container was due in Tema on 4/12/18 did not leave due to hold up. Then held up in Nigeria arrived Tema 22/12/18. Got to DESO Land 8/1/19. After big problems with demurrage, had problems with Ghana supply company. They have not been refunding 600 Ghana cedis back to DESO. When the containers go back … Continue reading “Report 23/11/18 to 4/2/19”

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Mavis and Eddie are incredibly active in their mission to make a change.

To help them please use the contact form for all enquiries and that way one of our support team can help you to help them.

Thank you so much.

Mavis & Eddie Hyde

Bilting Storage Business Centre
Canterbury Road A28
Kent, TN25 4HF
Charity Number: 1140030

For more information please use the contact form below.