MOBILIZING PEOPLE

THROUGH THE POWER OF BICYCLES

  • Healthcare

    Bicycles help Volunteer HIV/AIDS healthcare workers in rural Africa reach their clients more quickly and more often.

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  • Microfinance

    On a bike, entrepreneurs travel 4X further in ⅓ the time carrying 5X more goods, multiplying profits and opportunities.

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  • Education

    With a bike, school attendance increases up to 28% and grades improve up to 59%, allowing students to pursue their dreams.

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  • Field Mechanics

    Skilled workers in rural Africa receive a bike, spare parts, tools and training to launch their own local bike businesses.

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  • Environment

    South African families earn bikes in exchange for nurturing native saplings and collecting recyclable trash.

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THIS IS NOT A BIKE

it’s an engine for economic and cultural empowerment

  • 205,620

    bikes in the field

    With six assembly facilities, World Bicycle Relief is empowering people across Africa. So far, we’ve provided bikes in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Where will you take us next?
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  • 1,020

    mechanics trained

    World Bicycle Relief has developed a Field Mechanics Training Program to accompany bicycle distribution; this ensures that bicycle owners have access to local, qualified maintenance and repair service.
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  • 1,028,100

    lives changed

    In the hands of an entrepreneur, healthcare worker or student, a bicycle is life changing. Individuals, communities, and entire economies are mobilized. On average, each bike improves five people's lives. Get involved and help us keep these numbers growing.
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"Mobilize me and I'll mobilize others." - Ethel, 15

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