Amos Winter
Graduate Student, Course 2
Course Instructor

Mario Bollini
M-Lab member and Mechanical Engineer, Vecna
Course Instructor

Amy Smith
Senior Lecturer, Course 2
Course Instructor

Gwyn Jones
Edgerton Center Instructor
Lab Instructor

Harry O'Hanley
Sophomore, Course 2
Lab Instructor
Tish Scolnik
Junior, Course 2
Lab Instructor



Ralf Hotchkiss
Whirlwind Wheelchair International
Developing Countries Wheelchair Expert

Joost Bonsen
Developmental Entrepreneurship Expert

Rory McCarthy
Handcycle Specialist/Builder/Racer
Aaron Wheeler
Wheelchair Designer
Appropriate Technology Specialist
African partners Southeast Asian partners

Nairobi and Mombassa, Kenya
Manufacturers of Wheelchairs and Tricycles

Contact: Mr. Peter Mbugua

A.P.D.K. House, Kabete
Waiyaki Way
Opp. ABC Place
P.O. Box 46747
00100 – Nairobi, Kenya
Telefax: 254-020-4451523/4/5

Handicap International, Philippines Office
Manilla, Philippines
Disability-focused NGO

Conctact: Cecile Roy

42 Ponce St., San Lorenzo Village
1223 Makati City, Philippines
Phone: +63 (2) 812 6990
Fax: +63 (2) 817 0147
Mobile: +63 (916) 578 7064

Disabled Aids and General Engineering (DAGE)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Tricycles

Contact: Mr. Henry Chacha
Henry’s Mobile: 255-745-315326

Nyerere Rd.
Plot No. 24/27, Block 13 (G)
P.O. Box 40584
Dar es Salaam, TZ, East Africa

Freedom Technology
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Erik Velasco

Wheelchairs for Mindanao Project
Phividec Industrial Estate
Sta. Ana Road, Sta. Cruz
Misamis Oriental
9001 Philippines
Mobile: (+63) 917 706 4720
Phone: (+63 8822) 742 702
Fax: (+63 88) 567 0208

Lusaka, Zambia
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles

Contact: Casserdy Magaya

Plot No. 11305
Behind Libala Sec. School
Off Chilimbulu Road
P.O. Box 50091
Lusaka, Zambia
Tel/Fax: 026-1-266325
Mobile: 260-97-618791

Kien Tuong Private Enterprise
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles

Contact: Quoc Nguyen

6087 50A Phu Tho Street
District 11
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone: +84 8 912 6237 - 969 6086
Fax: +84 8 969

Katalema Cheshire Home
Kampala, Uganda
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Turyamureeba Wenceslaus

P. O. Box 16548
Kampala, Uganda
Office: +256 (0)41 567 410
Mobile: +256 (0)782 503 237

WAFCAT and Thaiwheel
Bangkok, Thailand
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles

Contact: Veerawat Pothidokmai

Wheelchairs and Friendship Center of Asia (WAFCAT)
C/O Denso International (Thailand) Co., LTD.
369 M.3 Teparak Rd., T.Teparak, A.Muang
Samutprakarn 10270 Thailand
Phone: +66 (0) 2758-4646 Ext. 2441-2
Fax: +66 (0) 2758-4646 Ext. 2444
Mobile: (0) 1931-0388

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center
Wheelchair Workshop

Moshi, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Mr. Abdullah Munish

P. O. Box 8690
Moshi, TZ
Mobile: 255-787-424783

Tahanang Walang Hagdanan, Inc (TWH)
Manilla, Philppines
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles

Contact: Lita Evangelista

#175 Aida St., Marick Subdivision
Cainta, Rizal Philippines 1900
Phone: 655-0055 loc. 21
Fax: (02) 655-0812 / 248-2699

Mobility Care
Arusha, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Mr. Daniel Namkessa

P.O. Box 14408
Arusha, TZ, East Africa
Phone: 255-748-203133
Mobile: 255-744-855713


O Dolf Ltd.
Awka, Nigeria
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Adolphus Okeke

Developed country partners

Shonaquip CC
Cape Town, South Africa
Manufacturer of Custom Wheelchairs

Contact: Shona McDonald

3 Tiverton Road
Plumstead 7800
Cape Town
South Africa

Phone: +27 (021) 797 8239

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA

Contact: Amos Winter

77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

UWZ (Zanzibar Association of the Disabled) Wheelchair Workshop
Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs

Contact: Ms. Salma H. Saadat

P.O. Box 2043
Zanzibar, TZ, East Africa
Phone: 255-24-2233719
Fax: 255-24-2231730

Bristol, UK
Wheelchair design NGO

Contact: Ray Mines

Brockley Academy
Brockley Lane, Backwell
Bristol BS48 4AQ
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1275 464012
Fax: +44 (0) 1275 464019


Move with Freedom
Maine, USA
Tricycle design NGO

Contact: Rory McCarthy

Central American partner Northeast Passage
Durham, NH, USA
Therapeutic recreation services NGO

Contact: Thomas Carr

Hewitt Hall
4 Library Way
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: 603-862-0070
Fax: 603-862-2722

Transitions (Asociacion Transiciones)
Antigua, Guatemala
Wheelchair workshop and disability organization

Contact: Alex Galvez

La Antigua Guatemala
No. 80 Colonia Candelaria

Phone/Fax: +502-7832-4261
Whirlwind Wheelchair International
San Francisco, California, USA
Wheelchair Design NGO

Contact: Ralf Hotchkiss

San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, SCI 251
San Francisco, CA 94132-4163
Phone: 415-338-6277
Fax: 415-338-1290
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