A grandpa is thankful his granddaughter received a Mobility Cart

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Thank you for your interest and support this past year!!
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columba Update 11/21/17

Thanksgiving has been a part of my life since as soon as I could talk. When I was just a little tad and someone would give me something or pay me a compliment, my Mother said, “Say thank you, Melvin.” And I did.

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Founder answers questions about Mobility Carts parts.

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Could you donate for treated lumber?
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 1,581 built since 1-1-17

Our shop and warehouse at 1908 Heriford Road here in Columbia hosts a lot of tour groups, large and small. Here are some of the questions they ask that might interest you readers. Read More

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia is the branch that other shops have sprouted from

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update 11/8/17
Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Your support of our shop allows us to share donated parts!
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It has occurred to me that ?many of you readers are not aware of where all the Mobility Worldwide Production Sites are located. Our shop is pictured below (Mobility Worldwide MO – Columbia); come visit us M – F 8 am…

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Mobility Cart stories from Kenya

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
More Esthers need your help. Please give now.
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update 10/31/17

Everybody loves a good story. When Jesus told them they were called parables, and they packed a powerful message. Those of us who speak publicly know that hearers remember the stories we tell long after they have forgotten whatever else we said. Mobility Worldwide…

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Mobility Carts regularly ship out in 40′ ocean-going containers

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Will you help with shipping more carts?
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 1,496 built since 1-1-17

Mobility Worldwide MO – Columbia ships out most of its three-wheeled, hand-cranked and sturdily built wheelchairs in 40′ ocean-going containers. Carts go to reliable NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) who then distribute them to leg-handicapped and very poor persons who receive them at no cost….

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How does a Mobility Cart fight poverty?

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Provide a cart and fight poverty!
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update
October 17 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty:

For fifty-two years I have worked with the poor of the world – of the USA, in Africa, Central America, South America, Russia, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and more. That relationship has been to me an inspiration, an education,…

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Mobility Carts: International day of the girl child October 11

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
You can help girls change the world!
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update 10/11/17
1,409 carts built since 1-1-17 = 850 large crank, 382 small crank & 177 Pull

October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child.

The rise of women in the world is without a doubt the most important change I have seen in my over 9 decades…

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What is common trait among Mobility Worldwide volunteers & donors?

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
What does empathy mean to you?
Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update 10/6/17

What one word would describe the personal attribute most common to all Mobility Worldwide volunteers and donors? Would it be age? No, we are all ages. Would it be a certain faith? No, we are of many faiths and/or none. Would it be that we are affluent? No, some of us are affluent, but…

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Read how you can help send Mobility Carts after natural disasters

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
You can help send more carts to those hurt in storms and earthquakes.
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update

“Birds of a feather flock together” is an observable phenomenon. John Wesley (founder of the Methodist Church) put it more theologically, “If your heart is as my heart, give me your hand.” The Orphan Grain Train (OGT) of Norfolk, NE, is…

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Landmines and polio are declining, but Mobility Carts are still needed

Maker of the Mobility Cart since 1994.
Could you provide a cart today? $300
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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update 9/19/17

The good news is that two of the major causes of the need for the kind of mobility that Mobility Worldwide (PET) provides are in decline. (more…)

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Beginnings and latest on Mobility Cart designer

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.
Will you continue Earl’s vision in providing ‘simple’ mobility?
Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update 9/12/17

Barbara and I often describe our lives as being privileged, and one of those privileges has been to have our lives entwined with those of the Miner family, of Marshfield, MO. (more…)

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Why is our Mobility Worldwide founder talking about snake bites?

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.
Will you help those who have been bitten by snakes?
Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 1,229 built since 1-1-17

When in 1994, the missionary Larry Hills asked me to develop the three-wheeled hand-cranked wheelchair (originally called PET), the immediate need in Zaire was for the victims of polio and landmines. Then as we grew in scope, other needs were found – leprosy, diabetes, birth defects,…

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Hear how our founder learned about boxing carts and logistics

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Did you know our cart shipping budget is $40,000?

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update

Mobility Worldwide (PET) has been a wonderful learning experience for me. My two degrees in dairy husbandry and theology held little relevance. Fortunately, I had grown up on a farm, taught Ag shop in high school, and served in the US Marine Corps. I had a strong sense of logic, which…

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Mobility Carts serve many with feet problems

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

More feet need your help!!

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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 1,118 built since 1-1-17

Remember we are changing over to info@giftofmobility.org.

Read the stories in the feet you see. Some are well groomed with painted nails and some in high heels. Here at Lenoir where I live a huge building operation is in process, with…

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Have you been to the shop of Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia?

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Will you help support the operation of our shop & warehouse?

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update

Last Tuesday Mobility Worldwide here in Columbia was pleased to host a tour group from the nearby Lenoir Woods Senior Living Center. The bus group of about 20 included several folks who were already donors, but had never seen how their dollars were used. Read More

How does Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia raise funds to build 35 carts a week?

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Let’s keep the numbers growing!

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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update

A mission project like Mobility Worldwide assumes tremendous responsibility when it launches itself as a humanitarian project. (8/19: World Humanitarian Day. This day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service.) Read More

Mobility Cart is a ‘machine of peace’

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Will you help spread peace thru a Mobility Cart?

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Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia update 8/4/17

Earl Miner, the designer of the Mobility Cart, emphasized that it was a “machine of peace”. “You cannot mount a machine gun on it,” he said. It has now been placed in 104 countries, and without any regard to race,…

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Mobility Carts reaches Ekwendeni CCAP Mission Hospital in Malawi

Receive warm greetings from Ekwendeni CCAP Mission Hospital in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

On behalf of the Management and staff of Ekwendeni CCAP Mission Hospital, I write to acknowledge receipt of a container carrying Mobility carts on 28th July 2017 details as below;

1. 88 Large Mobility Carts
2. 86 Small…

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How do Mobility Carts help after wars?

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Will you help more persons who have received wartime injuries?

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update

This is a partial quote from one of my favorite songs, by Bob Dylan:
“How many times must the cannonballs fly, before they are forever banned?
How many deaths will it take ’till He knows that too many people have died
The answer, my friends, is blowing in the wind, it’s blowing in…

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Mobility Carts go to persons of all heights & sizes

Maker of the PET Mobility Cart since 1994.

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 924 built since 1-1-17

My life has been blessed by my relationship with some of God’s little people. (The word now rejected was “dwarf.”) (more…)

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What does Mobility have to do with coolers?

How would you like to give a cooler & a business opportunity?

Mobility Worldwide MO-Columbia Update: 924 built since 1-1-17

Persons who receive Mobility Carts often have three responses.

First, they experience pure joy at receiving the gift of mobility. For the first time in many years, they are able to move about, to look people in the eye, to be social. A huge smile often accompanies their inner joy.

Second, they ask…

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Mobility Worldwide helps those that have drawn the “short-straw” in life

I grew up in a “short-straw/long straw” culture. My grade-school teacher in our one-room school used broom straws to teach us some facts of life. In a playground game such as “Andy-over” someone had to be picked to choose first in picking teams. Ms. Mary Christner got a straw from a broom, broke two pieces off, hid them in her hand, and the one that got the long straw…

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