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  • Posted In Bike4Care, News

    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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  • Posted In Bike4Work, News, Volunteer

    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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  • Posted In Bike4Care, News, Volunteer

    “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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  • Posted In News, Our team

    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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  • Posted In Bike4Care, News

    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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  • Posted In Bike4Care, News

    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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  • Posted In Bike4Work, News

    ‘Fietsen Scoort’ is a national campaign which encourages cycling to work in a challenging way. The promotion of commuting by bike is main goal of the campaign. Cycling has many advantages, for instance in the areas of health and environment. Fietsen Scoort gives companies the opportunity to sponsor cycled kilometers of employees. The sponsor proceeds […]

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  • Posted In Bike4Care, News

    Kenya has a system of volunteer health workers, who visit patients in a specific area. These visits are mostly done on foot. By equiping the health workers with bicycles, they can travel faster and futher and reach out to more patients. 24 health workers have received a Bike4Care bicycle from CooP-Africa. They are also trained […]

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  • Posted In Bike4Work, News

    50 farmers have received a bicycle in a new revolving fund of CooP-Kenya. In this programme small entrepreneurs and farmers can pay-off the bicycle in small terms (mostly through the use of mobile money). These bicycles enable farmers to carry more products to the market, visit markets more often and visit markets which on foot […]

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