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
Trail Cycle Challenge On 11 May 2015, a team of nine riders will embark on a TransAmerica Trail Cycle Challenge of 6,600 km from Florence on the Pacific Ocean in the state of Oregon to Yorktown, on the Atlantic Ocean in the state of Virginia. They will be undertaking the 60-day Challenge to celebrate Wheelchairs… Continue Reading
McDonald’s Community Cinemas One of the major sponsors of Wheelchairs for Kids over the last 6 years has been McDonald’s Community Cinemas.During this time Volunteers from Wheelchairs for Kids have assisted in the erection and dismantling of the three outdoor movie locations over for the summer months. They also provided a regular volunteer group to… Continue Reading
Major Milestone On February 18 Wheelchairs for Kids will reach a major milestone with the 30,000th wheelchair will leave the Wangara workshops bound for Myanmar as part of a shipment of 166 wheelchairs.
Wheelchair numbers In 2014 we supplied 2795 wheelchairs to disadvantaged children in Cambodia(29), China(1), East Timor(39), Fiji(176), India(1), Iraq(1). Kenya(320), Kiribati(30), Lebanon(166), Myanmar(333), Nepal(1), Philippines(216), Sierra Leone(163), Somaliland(50), Syria(166), Tanzania(167), Uganda(50), Vanuatu(25), Vietnam(830) and Zambia(31). 2015 orders for our wheelchairs will take all the wheelchairs we produce up to December. Up to November, 2015, wheelchairs have… Continue Reading