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SIPA Vellore meet Held on 28-08-2019

SIPA Vellore meet Held on 28-08-2019 at Worth Trust

Coimbatore’s first Disabled Friendly Mobility Van

Swarga Foundation is proud to launch ‘SARATHI’, Coimbatore’s first wheelchair accessible transportation service. SARATHI will provide safe, convenient and reliable commutes for any individual with a mobility impairment or senior citizens to any location of choice within and outside the city. The interiors of the van has been redesigned to accommodate one wheelchair, two independent seats, a 6” x 2” long sofa bed and a chemical toilet with a swivel seat. The driver has been trained and sensitized to assist wheelchair users. The wheelchair is pushed up a foldable ramp placed in the rear of the vehicle. SARATHI currently has one van in service and is available 7 days a week.

Bookings can be made by calling 88709-55111 or 73977 00482 between 7am and 10pm.

About SIPA

Spinal Injured Persons Association (SIPA) is a Tamilnadu based registered self-help group working towards the upliftment of persons with spinal cord injury. At SIPA, we strive to create a peer network that has access to information regarding self care, medical advice, financial independence, sport and much more.