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Join a wheelchair distribution!

2013 wheelchair distributions will be taking place to Uganda (Kampala and outlying areas, in April), Kenya (Elburgon, in July) and Ghana (Ho in the Volta region, in November).  The teams are nearly full, but there are still a handful of vacancies. If you'd like to know more about these (or... read more »

Tales from Nyeri

Tales from Nyeri

Sue Pimentel took part in Wheels' 2012 distribution to Nyeri as an occupational therapist. Since returning, she's spoken at her church (St. Paul's, Barton) about her experiences, and, thanks to the power of the internet, you can listen to her talk and watch her slides by following the links... read more »

Nyeri Blog -- 23 November 2012

Nyeri Blog -- 23 November 2012

Today's blog post comes from Ruth Davey, part of the Wheels team in Nyeri. The picture is one of the first we've had back from this distribution. As we near the end of this Nyeri distribution I feel a sense of gratitude and a bit of relief.... read more »

Nyeri Blog - November 22nd

Nyeri Blog - November 22nd

Jill, a member of our Wheels team currently in Kenya has emailed with the latest details of the distribution in Nyeri, including a visit to Nyeri prison... How appropriate that during Prison Week in the UK the Wheels team in Kenya were able to supply wheelchairs and mobility aids to... read more »

Nyeri Blog - Tuesday 20th November

Nyeri Blog - Tuesday 20th November

Wheels for the World Nyeri trip team leader, Glenda, writes: We prayed for more clients and they certainly came yesterday.  We were here at the Hospice from 9.00 am till 7.00pm.  The power went off a couple of times but that was at least during daylight.  We saw 48 clients... read more »

Nyeri news - Monday 19th November

Nyeri news - Monday 19th November

Wheels Coordinator Glenda has emailed to say all is well over in Nyeri, Kenya - they have blue sky and the  birds are chirping...   There have also been tales of the 'interesting' Kenyan plumbing, resulting in Glenda having slightly more of a shower than she expected! Glenda says: Hoping for... read more »

Nyeri Blog - Day 3 - Sunday 18th November

Nyeri Blog - Day 3 - Sunday 18th November

Nigel Drury (our new International Missions Manager) reports from his first Wheels trip - our wheelchair distribution in Nyeri, Kenya... Sunday's church service for the team was a God-directed choice I believe.  The team, including Pastor Davis Gatua (from Elburgon, another town in Kenya), walked the twenty minutes to the... read more »

Nyeri Blog -- Day 1 - 15/11/12

Nyeri Blog -- Day 1 - 15/11/12

Glenda from our Wheels for the World team is writing a blog from Nyeri. The team will be there running a distribution up until returning to the UK on the 24th November. Here's the first entry... We arrived in Nyeri about 12.00 - all feeling slightly fuzzy headed through lack... read more »

Wheels in Uganda -- Phil's Blog, Days 8 and 9

Wheels in Uganda -- Phil's Blog, Days 8 and 9

Thursday 5th July - Day 8 Started the morning with what seems like a routine now and I have it down to a fine art, so I can afford to stay in bed an extra 30 seconds! Now, this was effectively the last day here as on Friday we will be... read more »

Wheels in Uganda - Phil's Blog, Day 7

Wheels in Uganda - Phil's Blog, Day 7

Wednesday 4th July Normal procedure now.. up and showered.  Still cold and I haven’t been stupid enough to see if its still shocking.  Breakfast out the way then we waited for our driver.  He was unfortunately late as he had been stopped by the police.  He had been given a... read more »

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