wheelchair types & prices
Wheelchairs are provided to the disabled poor at no charge. Wheelchairs are given absolutely free thanks to the generosity of many donors. To request a free wheelchair click here.
For information on organizing a group distribution click here.
Cost of Wheelchairs - Information for Donors
Depending on the type of wheelchair and the location of the recipient, It costs approximately $100 to provide a wheelchair.
Locally Made Wheelchair
Locally Made Hand Powered Tricycle
Free Wheelchair Mission Wheelchairs
Prices include manufacturing in China and shipment to the port in Kenya.
FWM Gen 1 (plastic lawnchair type) and Gen 2 (blue adjustable chair comes in 3 sizes)
Cost: $71.88 individual or $39,534 container of 550 wheelchairs
Inland shipping from Kenya to Uganda: $5,500. Transportation from us to the recipents varies according to exact location.
Previously Used, Refurbished Wheelchair
These are not as readily available, but when in stock may be adapted for specific recipients’ disabilities.
Cost: approximately $15,000 to ship a container from USA to Uganda
If you have a wheelchair to donate please contact JoniandFriends Disability Center.
Stocked in limited quantities. These tricycles are hand powered from the front and have a place for storage & transportation of small items.