Warrior on Wheels aims to give disabled kids adventure experiences says founder

The Warrior on Wheels Foundation aims to promote universal access in tourism and sporting events, while giving the gift of adventure to some brave children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity of participating in an event of this nature.

On Sunday 11 March, nine differently-abled children, ranging from 8 to 20 years old, with varying disabilities will share in the spirit and camaraderie of the iconic Cape Town Cycle Tour which is towed by able-bodied cyclist’s in specially manufactured buggies.

Founder of Warrior on Wheels Deirdré Gower joined #WeekendBreakfast host Africa Melane to chat about the goal of the initiative, and anticipation leading up to the event.

Our family has grown over the past few years, and there’re a lot more children who participate in adventures with us says Gower. She adds that now these children have the opportunity to participate in the cycle tour.

Warrior on Wheels was launched in 2015 with the aim of giving children with disabilities adventure experiences.

Deirdré Gower, founder of Warrior on Wheels

Last year we had 4 buggies participating, and this year with the generous donation of some of our sponsors we have 9 teams participating.

Deirdré Gower, founder of Warrior on Wheels

Click on the link below to hear more…


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Warrior on Wheels aims to give disabled kids adventure experiences says founder


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Lead SA: CPT's Kay Mason Foundation is changing the lives of disadvantaged kids

Lead SA: CPT's Kay Mason Foundation is changing the lives of disadvantaged kids

The Kay Mason Foundation is a non-profit organization based in CPT that provides academic & social support to disadvantaged kids

The Polo GTI has got that vrrrpha mentality written all over it - Jacob Moshokoa

The Polo GTI has got that vrrrpha mentality written all over it - Jacob Moshokoa

Automotive Journalist, Jacob Moshokoa shares his views of the Polo GTI 2018, and chats about the vrrrpha mentality among young men

I've finally decided to start my 1st solo project - Zolani Mahola, Freshlyground

I've finally decided to start my 1st solo project - Zolani Mahola, Freshlyground

On the #WeekendBreakfast with Africa Melane, Zolani Mahola of Freshlyground tells us all about her first solo project.

'I enjoyed 'The House with a Clock in its Walls' movie but the ending is crazy'

'I enjoyed 'The House with a Clock in its Walls' movie but the ending is crazy'

Film critic Gayle Edmunds shares her views of the gothic horror inspired movie, 'The House with a Clock in its Walls'.

Overtaking in the VW Touareg is like a dream - Jacob Moshokoa, auto journalist

Overtaking in the VW Touareg is like a dream - Jacob Moshokoa, auto journalist

Auto journalist, Jacob Moshokoa says that the VW Touareg is going to rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz ML, and the BMW X5.

Dis-Chem Foundation Food Garden that flourished into a farm

Dis-Chem Foundation Food Garden that flourished into a farm

702 visited the Dis-Chem Foundation Food Garden to learn about the many ways that this project is serving the community.

Popular articles
[WATCH] Can you do the Thuso Phala and Vosho as well as this little boy?

[WATCH] Can you do the Thuso Phala and Vosho as well as this little boy?

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.

'I’ve never invested in the stock exchange. I know it too well'

'I’ve never invested in the stock exchange. I know it too well'

Bruce Whitfield interviews Prof Lorenzo Fioramonti (UP) about his attitude toward money (hopes, fears, successes, failures, etc.).

Feasibility study for Gautrain expansion completed but no approval yet

Feasibility study for Gautrain expansion completed but no approval yet

MEC for Transport Ismail Vadi says the feasibility study has been submitted to Treasury for consideration and formal approval.

Magashule has never taken responsibility for anything says Mxolisi Dukwana

Magashule has never taken responsibility for anything says Mxolisi Dukwana

Dukwana accuses Magasshule of taking him to Saxonwold and asking him to sign a project over to the Guptas for R2 million a month.

Judge in Omotoso case dismisses defence application to recuse himself

Judge in Omotoso case dismisses defence application to recuse himself

Judge Mandela Makaula has dismissed the defence application saying it has no merit.

'As long as I'm mayor, I'm not going to sit back and watch criminals take over'

'As long as I'm mayor, I'm not going to sit back and watch criminals take over'

City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba says criminals cannot be allowed to threaten service delivery in the city.