Wheelchair Wednesday hits 1 000

The SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign achieved one of its primary objectives when the 1 000th wheelchair was handed over to a deserving recipient on September 19. It was a day of landmarks at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth, where SPAR Eastern Cape and the Association for Persons with […]

Sustainable wheelchairs for rough terrain

The Product Development Technology Station (PDTS) at the Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein has developed a sustainable wheelchair that incorporates a clip-on handcycle or freewheel to help improve the mobility and reliability of wheelchairs on rough terrain in rural areas and during long-distance travelling. This wheelchair is a three-in-one […]