In 2013, I was still struggling with pain and reduced strength in my legs from when a car hit me while I was crossing the road six years previously. I was also planning my June wedding to the man I love and who was searching for answers to my medical questions alongside me. I
We're excited that Nenekawa Toca, an elder from the Indigenous Nationality Waorani, that lives in the Amazonian region of Ecuador has received his new RoughRider wheelchair! He contracted polio in his early 20's at when he first came in contact with western society, in the late 1950's. He expresses how grateful he to have
New recipients of RoughRider wheelchairs distributed by one of Whirlwind's partners, Global Mobility. In DaNang, Vietnam. January 2018! #roughrider #whirlwindwheechair #globalmobility
Aaron taks one last test drive on the handcycle trikes before they are shipped to Indonesia for the trike trial later this month.
Check-out the most recent update on Whilrwind Wheelchair's Handcycle Trike Project to build a cargo tricycle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhTgUw4fD2w
Back this spring we let you know Sri Lestari was going to travel from Jakarta to Ubud on her modified motorbike for made it to TEDx Ubud. Sri just shared with us the video of her time at TEDx.
Just a quick update on Sri's modified motorbike ride from Jakarta to Bali – Sri was able to raise enough funds for her trip and will present at TEDx Ubud on June 1. Safe Travels Sri!
Fatuma before and after in Masake, Uganda We recently received this post from Craig Pierson on Facebook “This Summer a group of us went to Masaka, Uganda to build a playground at Jireh Children's Center. While there we met Fatuma. As you can see her wheelchair was in pretty rough shape. When we came
Last week we shared a photo of Sri Lestari, a social worker who is employed by a Whirlwind partner, UCP Wheels for Humanity, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. We found out after our post that she has been asked to speak at the TEDx Ubud conference on June 1st. Sri is hoping to make her trip
Have a technical support question about your RoughRider? Now it’s easy to find. Whirlwind Wheelchair just launched our RoughRider Technical Support pages. We’ve started with the basics – assembly and adjustment – but will be adding more; so check back and let us know if there is something you would like us to include.