Saaya Association for persons with disabilities is serving persons with disabilities in Islamabad under the leadership of Mr. Asim Zafar for the last many years, the wheelchair repair unit is recently established with the support of Saito Kobo and Sakura Wheelchair Company where electric wheelchairs are repaired and distributed among persons with disabilities.
The third visit was paid to Saaya Association serving persons with disabilities in Islamabad, after formal introduction of the staff and activities Mr. Saito and Mr. Habib described the purpose of their visit from Japan.
The electric wheelchair unit established with the support of Sakura was visited and wheelchair repair training workshop conducted where Mr. Saito and Mr. Habib shared the techniques of electric wheelchair repair with the trainees. The session was fruitful as video presentations were also made and lectures were delivered concerning manufacturing and repair of electric wheelchairs as well. The questions and queries were well answered to satisfy the quench of the trainees.
KAY2 TV channel covered the event live on the media for awareness raising. In the next day session the lectures were delivered on mobility and the manufacturing of electric wheelchair by Mr. Saito San and Mr. Habib Rehman, in the question answer session the queries of the trainees were well answered and they were provided with the technical information concerning repair of electric wheelchairs.