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Appeal for unwanted children's scooters to send to orphanage
PARENTS are being urged to donate unwanted children's scooters to an African orphanage.
Micro Scooters UK wants people to send any micro scooters no longer in use back to their UK headquarters, where they will be refurbished and sent to the Tumaini Children’s Home in Kenya.
The orphanage homes children whose parents have died of aids and many of the children suffer from the disease themselves. They have few, if any toys.
Micro Scooters sent a scooter to the orphanage earlier this year and found the children were so deprived of playthings they even fought over the packaging.
The company is planning to ship 60 scooters at the end of the year to the orphanage, ensuring each child has one.
They will hand over the scooters at Tumaini’s first-ever Christmas party.
Micro Scooters UK is encouraging each family that sends a scooter to include a letter to the children at the orphanage.
Anyone who has a Micro Scooter they wish to donate to the scheme can visit; micro-scooters.co.uk/community to download a postal return slip to send their scooter free of charge.