Wheels to Heal

Wheels to Heal Tanzania Mobility Aid Container - Ramadan 2024

More than three million people in Tanzania, or approximately 9 per cent of the population, have a disability. People with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups in society. We have an amazing opportunity to give the gift of mobility.
raised of £10,000 target
RCN SC048507

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In the blessed month of Ramadan we invite you to donate and help some of the worlds most impoverished and forgotten people - disabled people in need of the gift of mobility and dignity. In dong so you will also be supporting an entirely volunteer led charity recycling life transforming aids that would otherwise end up in landfill. Award winning with 100% donation policy, 125% if you include gift aid - consider donating your Zakat and Sadaqa. Did you know that only 10% of people in developing countries who need a wheelchair have access to one. The container will be filled with other numerous aids too such zimmer frames, rollators, walking sticks, commodes, hoists, care beds and much more The best form of charity is that which keeps giving. Every cycle, every step is reward for you and your loved ones.

Please donate generously.


The Tanzania Association of the Disabled (CHAWATA) estimates there are 30,000 people who need wheelchairs in Tanzania and only 2,000 who have one. example, making it near impossible to attend school, participate in the community, or earn an income.

More than three million women and men in Tanzania, or approximately 9 per cent of the population, have a disability.

People with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups in society. They are often undereducated, untrained, often unemployed or underemployed and poor especially women, youth and those living in rural areas. Disability is more prevalent in the Mainland (13.3%) than in Zanzibar (9.3%).

With your support this will be our first container of over 500 mobility and disability aids Tanzania. If we did not recyle them the majority of them would have ended up in landfill. Doing the right thing is a win-win solution for all .Such is the plight of disabled people in need in the country we are determined to make such they are not continued to be forgotten. What we have done so far in only a drop in the ocean for the support needed. Many of the recipients can only dream of accessing a wheelchair and have lived an entire lifetime in a state of lockdown.

We want to build on the momentum of one of our Trustee / Volunteers meeting the charity partner and families of disabled people. The conditions and support available to them is truly harrowing. Out partner has over 8,000 disabled people in need to your help. During the blessed month of Ramadan in particular we are calling for donations in the form of Zakat, Sadaqa, Sadaqa Jariyah and general donations from people of all faiths and non.

If we exceed our fundraising target - the donations simply go to the next container project. Alternatively it can used to give some financial support for the end recipients to fulfil their lives through education or employment or rest-bite from their daily struggles to survive - food packs.

Please note that Wheels to Heal is small grassroots U.K. registered volunteer led charity making a big impact overseas.

Our objectives are both environmental and humanitarian. We rescue mobility and disability aids from landfill, or offer an emotional legacy for those wishing to donate their aids through a FREE quarterly uplift service covering the whole of mainland U.K. Over 24,000 life transforming aids have been put back into use to date. This equates to over thirty 40ftHC containers and 14 countries reached (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Gambia, Ghana, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Palestine, Malawi, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Uganda, and Yemen).

Our work has been recognised by as a finalist at the Just Giving Awards - Change Maker of the Year category, Awarded the British Citizens Media for International Achievement, and most recently by the UK Governments Points of Light award for people who are making a change in their community.

Other ways to donate: Co-operative Bank. S/C: 08 92 99, A/C No: 65858598. SWIFT CODE : CPBKGB22, IBAN: GB19 CPBK 0892 9965 8585 98. Please reference Afghanistan or GMB in your payment details.

Online: visit www.wheelstoheal.org.uk/donate

Donate your own mobility and disability equipment: https://www.wheelstoheal.org.uk/donate-equipment/

Get Involved: https://www.wheelstoheal.org.uk/volunteer/

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About the charity

Wheels to Heal

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RCN SC048507
Wheels to Heal has recycled over 24,000 mobility and disability aids for reuse overseas. Disabled people in of the gift of mobility in have benefited; Bangladesh, Ghana, Gambia, Iraq, Lebanon, Malawi, Pakistan, Palestine, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Uganda and Yemen. 100% Zakat & Sadaqa applicable.

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