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Read the latest news from the field, in the press, and from our supporters as they work to share our story with the world.

The Kasiisi Project

by Administrator on October 14, 2014

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The Kasiisi Project, outside of Fort Portal in the Kabarole district of Uganda, is taking great measures to promote and support girls' development. They focus on keeping girls in school, informing them about their sexual health, and helping them become economically independent. The project works with fourteen schools around the Kibale National Forest affecting nearly 10,000 students.


Loveness: In Pursuit of a Dream

by Administrator on October 09, 2014


In honor of International Day of the Girl (October 11th), we wanted to share the story of Loveness Chikanuka. Loveness was one of the first students to receive a Buffalo Bicycle in 2009 through WBR's Bicycles for Educational Empowerment Program. Recently, our Creative Director, Matt Pierce met with Loveness at her family's farm in Chongwe Village, Zambia to see where ...


Californian Cyclists Share WBR from the Coast to the Capitol

by Administrator on October 07, 2014


With nine years of riding for the Power of Bicycles under his belt, John Heil stepped up his efforts this year and rode those wheels up to the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento and shared the life-changing impact of World Bicycle Relief with Governor Jerry Brown.

John and his team of close friends embark on a different route each year across the ...



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