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Wheelchairs That Work Anywhere

The World Health Organization estimates that some 70 million people need a wheelchair, yet only 5-15% have access to one. Further, traditional wheelchairs are not designed to navigate dirt roads that exist in many rural areas. A simple but life-changing invention created by three United Methodist men has brought mobility and more to 50,000 disabled persons in 100 countries.

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Learn more about the Pet Mobility Project and the shop in Columbia, Missouri or make a donation.

You can also support the work of PET through gifts to the United Methodist Advance #982665.

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.

This video was originally posted on November 18, 2015.