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  • Another 142 health workers are equiped with bicycles. Community health workers are doing a commendable job by providing medical advise and assistance to the community on voluntary basis. They visit households in their area, mostly on foot. By equiping the health workers with bicycles, they can travel faster and futher and reach out to more […]

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  • A month after the construction of The Green Hub started, the ground level of then new bicycle factory and bicycle hub was completed. The construction of the next floor started. The Green Hub is located on the new ring-road, in the informal settlement of Kisumu, Kenya. Besides employment, trainings and bicycles this centre will also […]

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  • Since early July, Menno Dekhuyzen is cycling from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska to Panama City, Panama. On his recumbent bicycle he raises funds for Bike4Care. He aims to raise € 2,250 with which CooP-Africa can distribute 15 bicycles to volunteer health workers in Africa. Because of this 1,500 households have better access to health care. A […]

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  • 47 more health workers in Kenya are now serving the community on bicycles. They have received their Bike4Care bicycles during a CooP-Africa event. 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 […]

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  • In 2011 4 students of the University of Technology in Delft designed a bicycle ambulance (more CooP-Africa bicycle designs). Now in 2014 this design has been improved and again brought back into production. Since the bicycle factory in The Green Hub has not yet been completed the ambulances are manufactured on a temporary workplace. But […]

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  • Although the bicycle factory in The Green Hub is not yet functional they already manufacturing on order. In this particular case the employees are working at  a temporary developed workplace on an order for 220 front carriers. These front carriers double the capacity of the bicycle.

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  • The Green Hub in Kisumu, Kenia is expected to get finished in November. To start-up the bicycle frame production and to train our local staff CooP-Africa is looking for a volunteer with experience in bicycle production. We hope to welcome a volunteer in Kisumu for 3 months (from November/December). The volunteer is offered lodging and […]

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  • In Coop-Africa’s Bike4Care programme in Kenya again 18 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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