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The club supports two major charities which both help those with mobility problems.

Wheelchair Foundation http://www.wheelchairfoundation.org/ several shipments of wheelchairs have been made to Africa especially Mali.

Jaipur Limb http://www.rotaryjaipurlimb.co.uk/  

Jaipur limb

Jaipur Limb makes and distributes a specially designed robust and economical artificial limb designed in India. The limbs are distributed usually at limb camps where up to 3,000 people attend and are fitted with a new limb that will last for 3 to 4 years if worn with a shoe. The effect is to allow the wearers to return to work and support themselves and their family instead of being reliant on hand-outs. Unlike a western artificial lib costing well over