Wheelchair for university

by Angela Mcdonald in Prenton, England, United Kingdom


raised of £13,000 target
1% 25 days left
Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by September 12th 2019 at 11:21pm

For a powered wheelchair

by Angela Mcdonald in Prenton, England, United Kingdom

Hi I was diagnosed with Friedrich's Ataxia at age 21. It's a degenerative muscle wasting neurological condition. Since then I have lived by the seat of my pants! At age 35 I went into a wheelchair permanently. I thought it was the end of my life however it gave me a whole new life! I went to college and started with an English qualification and got a place on a Bachelors degree in Cultural studies which I loved. I am now 45 and I have just graduated from a Masters degree in The Beatles and I want to continue to a PhD. I am having difficulty self propelling my manual wheelchair and need this powered wheelchair to enable me to keep some independence, I still want to do many more things!

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