Mobility Units

In late 2016 the first shipment of mobility units arrived in Malawi, and Ibrahima Imran of Matowe Village was the recipient of the first unit. It signaled an immediate growth, and more widespread focus on the need for a varied number of devises for those with mobility issues. The program quickly grew as Mobility Ministries of Demotte, Indiana, a division of Mobility Worldwide, headquartered in Columbia, Missouri, sprang into action to begin manufacturing units for distribution in Malawi. Over the next 12 months over 600 units were shipped from the Indiana plant.

The mobility unit adds a dimension that has gone unanswered earlier; that is, the ability of the person to transport goods in the unit, as well as being able to move themselves long distances without aid for another person. The three wheel units come with a wide array of replacement parts, and have an expected life of 10-years or more. Shipments are sent directly the production line in the Demotte plant, and arrive in Malawi ready to assemble and put into use. These units make it easier for the recipient to pursue their career, and to recognize a much higher degree of independence.

MOBILITY STORIES

SMALL BOY WATCHES THE FUTURE

Lilongwe, Malawi … A small boy from a neighboring village watches the construction progress on the distribution hub west of Lilongwe. One can only imagine…

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I-BEAMS PUNCTUATE THE SKY

Construction Heading Toward the Final Stage Lilongwe, Malawi … As though planning to punch holes in low flying clouds, the I-Beams that will hold up…

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RACE TO THE FINISH

Indianapolis, Indiana … With the last day of June safely in the rear-view mirror, the construction of the Distribution Center in Malawi moves into its…

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TWO TRAILERS APPROACHING SITE

Lilongwe, Malawi … Two 40-foot shipping containers are approaching their destination in Malawi and are expected to arrive in the next few days. Both are…

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CALLUSED HANDS AND BLISTERED KNEES

Lilongwe, Malawi … The story appeared on the Malawi Project website in March after Wilson Tembo was driving in intense traffic in the capital city…

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MORE THAN JUST A CONTAINER

New Life for Trailer #TCNU-8202301 Lilongwe, Malawi … If you had seen the Hammer Trucking semi and trailer # TCNU-8202301 heading north toward Chicago on…

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FUNDING PASSES $ 100,000.00 FOR CONSTRUCTION

Indianapolis, Indiana … With the construction of the new distribution center moving rapidly along, the process of fundraising is heading into the home stretch with…

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TEACHER OFFERS HIGH RECOMMENDATION

Yohane John and Mobility It has been 20-years since the birth of Yohane John in Chabwera Village near Ntchisi, and nearly as long since both…

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MOBILITY GIVES TINSMITH FREEDOM

Fred is a Tinsmith Wikipedia defines the term tinsmith as, “a person who makes and repairs things made of tin or other light metals. By extension it…

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CRAWLING NEAR DEATH’S DOOR

With Wilson Tembo’s return to the capital to head up Action for Progress, it was quite evident how much Malawi’s capital city of Lilongwe had…

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