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Wheels News

Read about plans for future wheelchair distributions, and all other news related to the Wheels for the World programme.



Wheelsblog, Eldoret: Final Thoughts

Wheelsblog, Eldoret: Final Thoughts

The Wheels team have been in Eldoret and Kimilili, Kenya for ten days, working with hundreds of people and fitting dozens of recipients with wheelchairs. Lives have been changed as a result of their... read more »

Wheelsblog - Kenya, Eldoret 4

Wheelsblog - Kenya, Eldoret 4

Here's the fourth report from the Wheels team in Eldoret, Kenya, written by team leader, Rob Dalton. The team will be on their way back on the 17th Feburary. We are here working for... read more »

Wheelsblog: Kimilili 2

Wheelsblog: Kimilili 2

Here's the second report from the Wheels for the World Kimilili team, covering Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The team are hard at work until the 17th February - please do support them in your... read more »

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers needed!

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 »

Wheelsblog: Uganda (28.10.16)

Wheelsblog: Uganda (28.10.16)

Departure from normal, two of our members went out on a home visit to see one lady of 85 who is blind and unable to join in on community life. With a wheelchair we... read more »

Wheelsblog: Uganda (27.10.16)

Wheelsblog: Uganda (27.10.16)

We were greeted with clear blue skies and relentless sun and were very very grateful for the shaded veranda. The tent had been full on our arrival. One group had started out at 2am... read more »

Wheelsblog: Uganda (26.10.16)

Wheelsblog: Uganda (26.10.16)

Today was our rest day, although few British people would describe spending six hours on a bus as restful! Indeed Helen, who wasn’t feeling 100% in the morning and had chosen to stay behind,... read more »

Wheelsblog: Uganda (25.10.16)

Wheelsblog: Uganda (25.10.16)

Day 3 started a bit later than anticipated as one of the team had to embrace the African experience of trying to “quickly” purchase a sim card to make contact with his family in... read more »

Wheelsblog: Uganda (24.10.16)

Wheelsblog: Uganda (24.10.16)

The first day of our distribution started very early, leaving at 8am. After a detour to avoid a stranded lorry (these things happen in Africa) we arrived on site to be greeted by our... read more »

International Trips 2017

International Trips 2017

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 »

Day 11- Saturday (Wheels in Elburgon 2016)

Day 11- Saturday (Wheels in Elburgon 2016)

John and Gunn woke very early as they were catching a flight nearby to enjoy a short safari holiday in the Masai Mara. Thankfully Pastor Davis and his wife, Ruth, accompanied them in the... read more »

Day 10 - Friday (Wheels in Elburgon 2016)

‘Food, glorious food’, might sum up the day, which started as usual with a walk to the Centre taking in more local sights and sounds along the way. Pastor Davis had indicated that there... read more »

Day 9 - Thursday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

Day 9 - Thursday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

A lovely sunny morning again and we all enjoyed walking from the hotel to the centre taking in local life on the way – sheep and goats wandering across the road, little toddlers helping... read more »

Day 8 - Wednesday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

Day 8 - Wednesday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

We woke to a lovely sunny day after the rain and storms of the previous night. A large number of children from a special boarding school came with their social worker and pastor and... read more »

Day 7 - Tuesday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

Day 7 - Tuesday (Wheels Elburgon 2016)

In the afternoon Gunn and John accompanied Pastor Davis in his car to a remote village Mariashoni 12 kms away high up in the forest hills as it was difficult for the disabled people... read more »

Day 6 - Monday (Wheels in Elburgon 2016)

Day 6 - Monday (Wheels in Elburgon 2016)

Wheels for the World are working hard in Elburgon, Kenya until the 10th September 2016 - follow their journey with our regular blog updates. After breakfast we meandered through the town to the Distribution... read more »

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