Meet Benitah, 9 from Uganda.
When Benitah was born, her parents soon noticed that she had ‘fragile legs’ and wasn’t able to walk on her own…Read More
The Unsung Heroes: Our Volunteers.
More than 226 retired men and women currently donate their time and expertise manufacturing children’s wheelchairs throughout the week…Read More
Wheelchairs For Kids Our New Home
After 22 years surviving in rented and often cramped and siloed workshops, we now have received a generous loan through a long-term donor to the value of AU$2M…Read More
Wheelchairs don’t just provide mobility. They provide lifelong empowerment through access to education, through better health outcomes, through social connections—all those basic building blocks of a life that we take for granted. At Wheelchairs For Kids, we’re proud to have given the lifechanging gift of mobility to more than 46,000 children in 90 overseas locations, granting the world’s most vulnerable children a renewed sense of dignity, hope and independence.
Growth Development Fund
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The Process Of Manufacturing
Designed with safety, strength and durability in mind, our rough terrain wheelchairs are manufactured by our team of passionate and hardworking volunteers at our workshop in Wangara.Learn more
We Have Reached More Than 90 Countries
From the hilltribe villages of Myanmar to the desert terrain of Morocco, Wheelchairs For Kids is proud to have given the lifechanging gift of mobility to more than 46,000 children in 90 countries.Learn More
The Need For Wheelchairs Is Staggering
The World Health Organization estimates that at least 10 million children worldwide are in dire need of a wheelchair but cannot afford one. Some disability experts claim the number could be as high as 6% of the population of developing countries.Learn More