Wheelchairs Donated: 45,844

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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

June/July 2019

Marie Cocks once again organised a Quiz Night at the Sorrento Bowling Club and managed to raise the substantial sum of $6500!!!. Well done Marie and all her helpers especially Bill Cutler who prepared the 80 questions! Containers of wheelchairs were sent to Philippines (1×166 w/c) and Vietnam (1×166 w/c), while 25 wheelchairs were sent… Continue Reading

April/May 2019

Containers of wheelchairs were sent to Morroco and Zambia. Our regular numbers card system has managed to now bring in a total of $3600. School fund-raising continues with a large combined schools wheel-a-thon being planned to be held in a shortly. Ollie is heavily involved generating considerable interest from a variety of schools. Acquinas College… Continue Reading