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OK, one of the best philanthropic Kickstarters

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  • Karon Adams
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    • Feb 2015
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    OK, one of the best philanthropic Kickstarters

    I saw this on TV a few weeks ago and it came up on Kickstarter. This guy has designed a wheel chair that is made of bicycle parts, making it easy to source. it has hand pumping power, is all terrain, and you can either donate enough to build a whole one or any portion. they are sending out free how to guides so locals can build them and repair them cause there are bike repair shops all over. It is just an amazing project. if you can, put a litte into this project as it is giving opportunity to an entire life cycle of peope in the third world.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects...c?ref=category
  • Karon Adams
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    • Feb 2015
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    #2
    BTW, I know i usually only post cooking related kickstarters, and I apologize if this one is out of bounds. but, someone who receives one of these chairs might just start a BBQ shop, who knows? I just seriously think this one is amazing.

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    • Thunder77
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      #3
      I don't know what the moderators would say, but I don't think it is out of bounds at all! That is the best kickstarter I have seen yet! Thanks for sharing!

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      • Danjohnston949
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        • Dec 2014
        • 4418
        • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

        #4
        Karon Adams, Karon, After Spending Nearly 5 Mo's mostly in a Wheel Chair I am going to Check this Out! Typically I keep My Charitable efforts to those in My Backyard with one exception, OpBBQRelief!
        Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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        • Spinaker
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          #5
          This is really cool. Thank You for posting. As long as its put in General Discussion, I don't think its a problem at all.

          This is a great cause. Think how much this would change your life if you were in a similar situation. I'm in.

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          • Karon Adams
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            #6
            and if you watch the video, they don't showcase this part as much, but the handles are also the propulsion system. so you don't need someone pushing. It really is a well thought out design. I spent three months in a wheelchair when i broke my knee, another couple when I broke my back. I don't even want to think about the life of isolation in a hut in the third world, unable to go anywhere because of the need for a wheelchair but still, no access for it anywhere. this makes all of that more accessible.

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            • Gooner-que
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              #7
              Very cool, thanks for posting!

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              • eddiecalder
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                #8
                Pretty innovative.

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