2021 Annual Newsletter

Safety First, Second and Third Solar Power Tricycle Development Wheelchairs to Oglala Lakota Amputees Next Version of the Electric RoughRider Letter from a Grateful Recipient of the Frank Barham Memorial Fund Kellogg Racial Equity Challenge 2030 Dear Friends and Supporters, During 2021, Whirlwind returned to its roots of assisting small-scale RoughRider wheelchair factories, which we…

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2019 Annual Newsletter

Letter from the Chairperson Responses from Recent RoughRider Recipients A RoughRider for an Indigenous Grandmother One World Project in Morocco Subsidized Wheelchairs from the Frank Barham Fund Whirlwind Goes Back To Our Roots With the holiday season approaching, we would like to thank all of you whose contributions have helped give hope and support to…

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Whirlwind Wheelchair Project with CIR in Afghanistan

Whirlwind and the Center for International Rehabilitation conducted a six-day training workshop in Kabul, Afghanistan, in June 2005 that focused on skills such as wheelchair assembly and repair, fitting and user assessment. The goal of this project was to test a distribution strategy that combined central fabrication with local assembly, fitting and delivery. During the…

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