ARSOBO (Arizona-Sonora Border) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization focused on alleviating the physical, psychological, and economical barriers faced by individuals with disabilities by providing high-tech, low-cost medical devices that minimize their disability.
A not-for-profit ‘social’ business (the bottom line is for social good not for financial gain)
Hire those with limitations to construct the medical device they use or need
Charge an amount for the medical device to insure ownership and maintain a sense of dignity but charge only what the family can afford (subsidies will pay the rest)
Create a shop that constructs durable wheelchairs designed for rough terrain.Find out more about this first project which was started in 2011: The All Terrain Wheelchair Shop in Nogales, Sonora.
Help raise funds for persons who cannot afford to pay retail price.
Assemble high-tech low-cost hearing aids with a solar-powered hearing aid battery recharger.
Develop the capacity and expertise to build prosthesis and orthotics.