Spring Arbor University Enactus Regional Competition 2013

Spring  Arbor University (SAU) has an Enactus chapter on their campus. You can read more about Enactus by clicking this link http://enactus.org/. One of the three projects the SAU students presented at the Regional Competition in Chicago this April was a way to keep the trike project in India sustainable.

In the presentation below you can see the multimedia component of their presentation they showed during competition. The SAU students won first runner up in their division.

Burkina Faso

John Meyer reviewing trike plans
John Meyer reviewing trike plans

In January 2013, we sent a His Wheels International trike kit via Messiah College’s Collaboration in Pennsylvania to a SIM Rehabilitation site in Mahadaga, Burkina Faso, Africa. While there for a January course, a couple of engineering students, along with some nationals, welded the trike together. John, Messiah’s engineering trip faculty advisor, said, “It was done on a questionably ‘flat’ concrete floor, with a square, tape measure, and the front fork trike template. We built it with good results.” (more…)