EC.721 | Spring 2009 | Undergraduate
Wheelchair Design in Developing Countries
Syllabus

WDDC Partners

WDDC partners around the world. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

PARTNERS
Africa
APDK
Nairobi and Mombassa, Kenya
Manufacturers of Wheelchairs and Tricycles
Disabled Aids and General Engineering (DAGE)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Tricycles
Disacare
Lusaka, Zambia
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles
Katalema Cheshire Home
Kampala, Uganda
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center Wheelchair Workshop
Moshi, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
Mobility Care
Arusha, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
O Dolf Ltd.
Awka, Nigeria
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
Shonaquip CC
Cape Town, South Africa
Manufacturer of Custom Wheelchairs
UWZ (Zanzibar Association of the Disabled) Wheelchair Workshop
Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
Central America
Transitions (Asociacion Transiciones)
Antigua, Guatemala
Wheelchair workshop and disability organization
Southeast Asia
Handicap International, Philippines Office
Manilla, Philippines
Disability-focused NGO
Freedom Technology
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs
Kien Tuong Private Enterprise
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles
WAFCAT and Thaiwheel
Bangkok, Thailand
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles
Tahanang Walang Hagdanan, Inc (TWH)
Manilla, Philppines
Manufacturer of Wheelchairs and Tricycles
Developed country partners

Amos Winter
MIT Mobility Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, USA
University

Motivation
Bristol, UK
Wheelchair design NGO
Move with Freedom
Maine, USA
Tricycle design NGO
Northeast Passage
Durham, NH, USA
Therapeutic recreation services NGO
Whirlwind Wheelchair International
San Francisco, California, USA
Wheelchair Design NGO
Course Info
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Spring 2009
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