Sakura Active Wheelchair Projects



Milestone Society for the Special Persons
was established in March 1993 by the Disabled persons to make them useful for their family as well as for the country. The society mainly focuses on Independent Living, Education, Barrier free society, Awareness Raising, capacity building , provision of basic facilities and normalizing the Disabled persons to become honorable citizens and asset of courage. Milestone provides a platform to improve the overall quality of life of the special persons regardless of their gender, creed, social and economic status.

Sakura wheelchair Project
is the renowned wheelchair manufacturing company in Japan with the mission of manufacturing and provision of smart, active and disability based manual and electric wheelchairs to persons with disabilities to ensure their mobility for the creation of inclusive society for all. Sakura and Milestone launch project to provide use electric wheelchairs to persons with disabilities to ensure their mobility and independence.

Milestone and Sakura joint venture Project
was started to provide electric wheelchairs to persons with disabilities in Pakistan Sakura will ship used electric wheelchairs to Milestone and after repairing these used electric wheelchairs will be provided to persons with disabilities after assessment Used Electric Wheelchairs were received donated by Japanese Organizations, they were used wheelchairs and some of them were in scrap condition.

Condition of Persons with Disabilities in Pakistan is pathetic as there are no proper services and policy makers are non disabled persons who do not understand needs of persons with disabilities.PWDs are not provided with wheelchairs and other assistive devices so they have to remain confined to their homes being dependent on others.

Process for the provision of Electric Wheelchair The process for the provision of Electric Wheelchair to the user includes: Individual user assessment Sitting Position adjustment After following the above said process the user is provided with the electric wheelchair to ensure his/ her mobility and independence

Saito San Visited Pakistan where it was discussed that Electric Wheelchair Project must be launched in Pakistan to provide electric wheelchairs to persons with disabilities to ensure their mobility and independence to make them contributing part of the society.