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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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  • ‘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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Many cyclist raise funds during their cycling tours for their favourite charity: CooP-Africa. Jur Schuurman raised more than € 1,000 for farmers to gain better access to markets. Jur cycled the 100 cols’ tour in France (www.100cols.nl). More about his activities you can read on his CooP-Africa sponsor blog. Are you also planning a bicycle […]

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  • Again, 59 health workers in Kenya have received their Bike4Care bicycles during a CooP-Africa event. The health workers used to visit their patients on foot. 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 repairs of […]

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