The Charity is called ‘One Laptop Per Child‘ — check out the website at www.laptop.org/
The design uses cheap plastic garden chairs! It has to be seen to be believed, but it is amazingly true.
The Free Wheelchair Mission accepts donations: visit them on www.freewheelchairmission.org/
Check out the website to find out why and how!
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The classic everyday folding metal wheelchair was designed and built a long time ago — when the world was a very different place, back in the 1930s. Not only were lifestyles different, but so were production tools, materials and manufacturing methods.
This occurred to Formula One parts designer Mike Spindle as he watched a man struggle through an airport departure lounge in a metallic purple wheelchair. Mike thought that somebody ought to be able to do an awful lot better. Read the rest of this entry »