GEN_1 Design Wheelchair

Whirlwind Wheelchair International, Ralph Hotchkiss

Rough Rider Wheelchair  is a wheelchair designed to handle rugged terrain with ease.

Product description

Rough Rider Wheelchair  is a wheelchair designed to handle rugged terrain with ease.

Target region(s)

Countries: USA, South Africa, Turkey, Georgia, Mexico, Vietnam, Indonesia.

Distributors/implementing organizations

RoughRiders are purchased by international NGOs, governments, and individuals engaged in local wheelchair provision. This [list]  of field partners is available.

Market suggested retail price

BOGO program in US makes the RoughRider available to US consumers starting [$875 USD,] which covers the cost of an additional RoughRider for donation to someone in a developing country. End users in developing countries receive RoughRiders as a donation from community organizations.

Competitive landscape

Free Wheelchair Mission, Rough Terrain Wheelchair (Motivation UK), Leveraged Freedom Chair (MIT Mobility Lab), ROC Wheels (Reach Out and Care). A [list] of organizations distributing wheelchairs in the developing world (their own design and/or second-hand) is referenced.

SDG targeted

Goal [3]: to improve and promote good health.

Target user(s)

[Wheelchair users in developing countries] who are in need of wheelchairs that can withstand rugged terrain such as in urban slums and rural villages.

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