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Wheelchairs for New Guinea

New Guinea In September, a group of year eleven students along with nurses from Melbourne Grammar School traveled to Pova, Papua New Guinea taking with them three WFK’s wheelchairs to be given to children in the Milne Bay area. With the help of locals a wheelchair was carried on a 90 minute trek to the… Continue Reading

Zakaria of Douar

This morning little Zakaria had his first wheelchair in life. Zakaria is a 5 years old child who lives in Douar Lambakra, a poor village 35 km far from Marrakech with his parents and his brave 16 years old sister, Zineb. He was born with a brain injury: he can hear very little, he can’t… Continue Reading

Mercy from Kenya

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities! Today we would like to introduce you to Mercy. Born with spina bifida, Mercy recently received a Wheelchairs for Kids wheelchair through ACCESS that is funded by USAID and supported by World Vision Australia through wheelchair donations.Mercy loves her wheelchair and uses the blue table to… Continue Reading

Gratitude from Sheryl’s Dad in Malawi

I am Peter Ngunga from Malawi, a parent of Sheryl who is 6 years old and was born with cerebral palsy. I would like to thank you for making it possible for Sheryl to have a wheelchair, something important in her life but that we could not have afforded to buy. We live in the… Continue Reading

Guitar from Thailand

Guitar from Thailand

Guitar from Thailand is 9 years old. She suffers from paralysis throughout her whole body and as a result cannot walk or communicate. She lives with her mother, Krathin, at her aunt’s residence in the middle of a crowded slum. Krathin earns 200 THB (6.55 AUD) a day as a market monger. Because of her… Continue Reading