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  • Most farmers in Africa are seasonal (rain-fed) farmers and depend heavily on the rain seasons. But these farmers are now facing a change in rainfalls as a result of climate change. Seasons are not the same anymore. These changes express themselves in droughts as well as in heavy rains and storms and have huge implications […]

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  • Yesterday, Cycling out of Poverty Uganda Foundation donated a bicycle ambulance in our Bike4Care programme to Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja in Uganda. This bicycle ambulance will help their Village Health Team members in transporting patients to the nearest health centers to improve the provision of palliative care and quality of life for all people […]

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  • The Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals) are 17 goals set by 193 countries of the United Nations, for a better world in 2030. The bicycle / cycling contributes to the realisation of 14 of these 17 goals. In this series “A bike delivers on the Global Goals”, Cycling out of Poverty Foundation will show how […]

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  • Learn about International World Bicycle Day and how to celebrate the day with Cycling out of Poverty. WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL BICYCLE DAY On April 12th 2018 the United Nations declared June 3rd as International Bicycle Day by adopting a resolution during the 72nd Regular Sessions of the UN General Assembly in New York City. World […]

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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: https://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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