Organization builds mobility carts for those without limbs

The volunteers in Huntsville build around 100 carts a year.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 6:13 PM

One Huntsville organization is building mobility carts for those who lost their limbs in third world countries.

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Rodger Keene with the mobility of worldwide North Alabama told WAAY 31 other countries don't have access to healthcare that provides wheelchairs or handicapped mobile chairs.

The volunteers in Huntsville build around 100 carts a year. The three wheeled carts are hand pedaled.

Keene said though they don't see the people they create the carts for, they hear the stories.

"There was a young lady who got a cart and was able to graduate from high school and go on to college. She got a job working local government in computers. She got married and has kids. Other than that she would have been a home bound all her life," said Rodger Keene.

The people in other countries get the carts for free. They depend on donations from people in the community.

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