Third World Wheelchairs

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The chair I’m sitting in now, which is one of our Whirlwind designs, weighs 12.5 kilograms and costs between $100 and $200, depending on where it is made. Compare that with a chair from a typical manufacturer in the west which weighs around 21 kilograms and costs $1000.


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