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The WheelChair Doctor creates wheelchairs that can go up the stairs

1 March 2021 5:04 PM
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Innovation
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Ernest Majenge

Founder of The WheelChair Doctor Ernets Majenge explains why he started the business and his future goals.

Ernest Majenge has come up with innovative wheelchairs to help people living with disabilities move around easily.

The 29-year-old says he is currently working on a model that can be used in rural areas where the is a gravel road.

Speaking to John Perlman, Majenge explains to types of wheelchairs he has already created at his company The WheelChair Doctor.

As I was starting I was trying to solve the accessibility of the wheelchair repair service in our communities and the length of our turn around service.

Ernest Majenge, Founder - The WheelChair Doctor 

I invented a wheelchair that can go up and down the stairs. That one is out already, it has been tested and approved.

Ernest Majenge, Founder - The WheelChair Doctor 

Listen to the full interview below...




1 March 2021 5:04 PM
Tags:
Innovation
Wheelchair
Ernest Majenge

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