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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.

World Champs Team Up at Kona to Compete and Campaign

by Administrator on October 22, 2014

The Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii brings together the top athletes in the triathlon world. This year 3x World Champion Mirinda "Rinny" Carfrae and 70.3/Xterra World Champion Julie Dibens led the charge with a goal to raise $50,000 for WBR's Mawa Program -- a food security project helping women build knowledge and skills necessary to promote better nutrition and health in their communities. Before Kona, Mirinda and Julie were already ...


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 ...



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