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  • CooP-Africa (Cycling out of Poverty) is pleased to announce a new corporate partner: BBB CYCLING . BBB Cycling is a renowned company for bicycle parts and accessories. They have an obvious passion for cycling. This is not only reflected in their products and service, but also in their support that they will give to the […]

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  • The bicycle plays an important actor in improving food security and can play a crucial role in stopping hunger and poverty. Small-scale farmers produce the majority of food in developing countries. A major problem for these farmers is however, limited or no access to markets and therefor the inability to sell their crops. The main […]

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  • The new volunteer house of CooP-Uganda in Jinja, Uganda is now ready. The Bikeventures Volunteer House offers affordable accommodation for people staying longer than one week in Jinja, Uganda. More information: uganda@bikeventures.org. Volunteer for CooP-Uganda: http://www.coop-africa.org/en/volunteer

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  • CooP-Africa has equipped various Kenyan communities with bicycle ambulances. The communities are trained in the use of the ambulances. How do you put a sick person safely on the stretcher? And how do you put the stretcher on the bicycle? And how do you ensure the sick person reaches the health facility safely? The training […]

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  • Bikeventures has been featured in the inflight magazine of Kenya Airways, partner of KLM #KQ #msafiri. So proud! For 2015 we are looking for a volunteer in Kenya to support Bikeventures in her further developments. The volunteer needs to have experience in organising and/or managing bicycle tours and rentals. Did you always want to volunteer […]

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  • “We are not sitting still here in Kenya! Last week we again visited rural households for interviews. And we also met with potential partners for products”. Four students of University of Technology Delft are doing research on a new Social Business Concept for community health workers in Kenya. Their contribution are of much value to […]

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  • Timmermansfietsen.nl from Nijmegen, Netherlands has improved the design of the new bicycle which will be manufactured in the Green Hub in Kenya from 2015. Timmermansfietsen is refurbishing supper cool secondhand custom and retro bicycles and sells them in his workshop. Thank you so much Teun for your volunteer work. Become also a volunteer for CooP-Africa […]

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  • CooP-Africa is pleased to welcome Like to our board. With her background and expertise in marketing and sales she is fully aware of the importance of packaging the message. Framing the message is therefor also one of her spearheads of the strategic development of CooP-Africa. Like welcome to our CooP-Africa-team!

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  • 16 more health workers in Kenya are now cycling in stead of walking. They visit patients in a specific area and provide counceling, first aid, signal (new) symptoms and illnesses, and refer to specialists where needed.  By equiping the health workers with bicycles, they can travel faster and futher and reach out to more patients. […]

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  • In Coop-Africa’s Bike4Care programme in Kenya again 32 community health workers are now saving lives with bicycles. They have received their Bike4Care bicycles during a CooP-Africa event.  By equiping the health workers with bicycles, they can travel faster and futher and reach out to more patients. The health workers are trained in basic maintenance and […]

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