Get involved with Wheels team
If you would like to apply to go on a wheelchair distribution, then follow this link to download an application form and return it to the International Missions Manager (the address is on the form). The download is a zip file, containing two documents - the form, and a guide to completing it. Or contact International Mission Manager, Shaun, on 01372 72449955 or email Shaun by following this link
Here are our planned trips for 2017.
- Kenya (Kimilili): 8th to 17th February 2017 - Wheels for the World. Partner: Becky Nightingale (ICFEM)
- Sierra Leone: 13th to 17th April 2017 - leaders' conference. Partner: Anna Vines (Enable the Children)
- Uganda (Kumi): - 14th to 23rd June 2017 - Wheels for the World. Partner: Elspeth Robinson (Kumi Hospital)
- Mozambique (Maputo): 31st July to 11th August 2017 - Churches Inc and leadership event. Partner: Melvin Kelly (OMS) and Pastor Fumo
- Ghana - Wheels for the World - Dates tbc
Find out more details about each of the trips by following this link.
Each trip changes hundreds of lives, but costs thousands of pounds to run. Could you help, by fundraising or making a donation?
The Wheels for the World team spent ten days working hard in Kumi, Uganda from the 14th to 24th June. As they head home, here are some final thoughts from team leader, Rob... Last day... read more »
The Wheels for the World team are hard at work in Kumi, Uganda from the 14th to 24th June. We'll be bringing you all their updates as often as we can... Today felt like a... read more »
The Wheels for the World team are hard at work in Kumi, Uganda from the 14th to 24th June. We'll be bringing you all their updates as often as we can... Today was another happy... read more »
The Wheels for the World team are hard at work in Kumi, Uganda from the 14th to 24th June. We'll be bringing you all their updates as often as we can... Today was a new... read more »
The Wheels for the World team are hard at work in Kumi, Uganda from the 14th to 24th June. We'll be bringing you all their updates as often as we can - here, team... read more »
Volunteer Therapists If you are Physiotherapist or an Occupational therapist, and would like to volunteer 10 days of your time, using your skills to provide life transforming opportunities to disabled people in developing countries, we... read more »
Through the Roof have trips planned right through into 2017 at the moment, with both our Wheels for the World and Churches Inc programmes. If you're interested in volunteering, or supporting these life-changing trips,... read more »
After several generous years of free storage, we’re sad to announce that we’re no longer able to keep wheelchairs at Storage King in Epsom. We’ve cleared everything out, and – following some clever packing... read more »
Through the Roof's Wheels for the World team are in Kosovo from the 17th June to the 26th - Linda from the team is sending in reports and blogs as time and internet connection... read more »
Here are the day by day reports of the first half of our recent distribution in Eldoret, Kenya, written by team-member, Josh. Photos of the trip are on our Facebook page, and you can... read more »
Thank you for all of your wheelchair donations to the work of Wheels for the World. Unfortunately, we're currently unable to accept any more chairs at the Storage King, Epsom facility. Please don't drop... read more »
All Welcome! Anyone interested in International Mission at Through the Roof is invited to attend this day - from supporters to current team members, past team members to people just wondering what we're all... read more »
We're looking for volunteer helpers with the strength and stamina to spend a few hours loading a container of wheelchairs/mobility aids three times each year. The loading takes place at our 'Wheels' warehouse... read more »
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... read more »