Rough Rider 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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