Bike4Care'S ARCHIVE

  • Fietsen zijn veruit de belangrijkste vervoermiddelen in Oeganda. Slechts 2% van de gezinnen heeft een motor of auto, terwijl 34% van de gezinnen een fiets heeft. Fietsen zijn vooral populair omdat ze betaalbaar zijn (een auto is onbetaalbaar), en veelzijdig in gebruik zijn (je bepaalt zelf het tijdstip, wat je meeneemt en wie hem gebruikt). […]

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  • In Kisumu Kenia 100 health care workers cycle on a Bike4Care bicycle. Althought cycling is a common phenomenon in this region, last saturday Cycling Out of Poverty organised cycling lessons for health care workers. The Training began with theory about the road rules, signs and symbols and position on the road. Because only a few […]

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  • {youtube}ZkqBgl3QwAU|300|225{/youtube} On World Aids Day a national marathon preceded by a procession was organised in Kenya to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS. This year’s event was held in Kisumu, Kenya. The procession was headed by over 100 health care workers with bicycles from Cycling out of Poverty. They were showing the importance of mobility of health […]

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  • 90 health care workers have finished a 6-day training in community health strategies of the Kenyan government. They are now qualified health care providers. With their bicycles they are providing door-to-door service to people in need. The training ended with a ceremony in which the health care workers were awarded with a certificate. The next […]

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  • On 29th of July, 90 health workers started using bicycles and bicycle ambulances in Nyanza province Kenya. The health workers are providing home based care on a number of topics, such as awareness, counceling and care on for instance TBC, HIV/AIDS, nutrician. The day of the ceremony was filled with drama, speaches, music and dance. […]

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  • The primary target groups of our partner organisation in Burkina Faso (AVO) are widows, orphans and families infected and/or affected with HIV/AIDS. The creditworthiness of HIV/AIDS patients is very low, so giving bicycles on credit comes with a high risk of default. AVO developed a project in which families infected and/or affected with HIV/AIDS can […]

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  • Many Africans don’t have enough money to buy a bicycle in one go, but do have a vision on how they can use a bicycle to improve their livelihood. These people (and especially women are encouraged to participate) can apply for a bicycle on credit via one of our partner organisations. For farmers, traders, bicycle […]

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  • This bicycle ambulance project is aimed at improving the efficiency of medical staff. The bicycle enables them to visit more patients per day, resulting in more people being treated and informed about deceases. Furthermore, affordable medicine are distributed with the bicycles in rural areas and risks of death during delivery is reduced because of the […]

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  • In this programme health workers are equipped with a bicycle, and isolated communities are equipped with bicycles plus bicycle ambulance trailers. The health workers use the bicycle for door-to-door health checks and counselling. The bicycle ambulances are used for emergency visits for better access to health centres. Via this programme the capacity of health workers to visit more patients is […]

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  • Four students of the Delft University of Technology (Paul van Deelen, Tamar Meijer, Stephan van Meir, Guido Molenaar) have designed a bicycle ambulance for Kenya. They have kept a blog at: http://bike4care.wordpress.com/. The bicycle ambulance is used in Bike4Care projects. • Supported by: DOEN Foundation [issuu width=420 height=149 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=110318164723-ae5d5bf162ab4c6aa0c2b050b446a3c2 name=bike4care_manual_coop username=cyclingoutofpoverty tag=africa unit=px id=d3cbfabe-c44c-c116-e31f-70d1b15e31de v=2]   […]

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