Wheelchairs Donated: 45,944

News

May 2020

Like most organisations worldwide, Wheelchairs For Kids have been severely affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our workshop has been shut down since March 17th 2020, being unable to function normally. Just prior to that, wheelchair deliveries were as follows:- Solomon Islands 50, Malawi 346, Zambia 65. Key staff have managed to guide the organisation through… Continue Reading

December 2019

We have come to the close of another very successful year and workshop manufacturing has now ceased and will be reopening in January 2020. Total wheelchair production for the year is a commendable 3208 (despite disruption to our production by a delay in our parts supply from China), which brings our total (since opening in… Continue Reading

Update on Timor Leste

In March this year a container of 220 wheelchairs was dispatched to Timor Leste, arriving in Dili April, 2019. During August, Lois Moir (Occupational Therapist) visited Timor Leste to monitor progress and give additional training for staff of Centro Nacional de Rebilitacao (CNR) , the disability services division of the Timor Leste government in Dili and… Continue Reading

October/November   2019

In the leadup to the Christmas period, Allan Bennet has advised that he will again be setting up a Christmas Lights display at his home in Duncraig, with collection tins again being set up to support Wheelchairs For Kids. This is great news bearing in mind that he has previously managed to raise $17,000 for… Continue Reading

August/September 2019

During August, Mandurah Catholic College students organised a wheelathon to raise funds for WFK and collected the grand sum of $2300 !! During August Therapists Linda and Louise travelled to East Timor and Lombok to train local volunteers in the procedure of assembling and fitting our wheelchairs to client children. A local Electrical firm (Compuroom… Continue Reading