Monthly Archives: maart 2011

  • In principle, CooP-Africa is not shipping second hand bicycles to Africa. We buy as much as possible bicycles on the local market. Nevertheless, many people ask us if they can donate their 2nd hand bicycles to us for people in Africa. We are inviting everyone to sell your second hand bicycle in your own country,…lees verder

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  • Without the support of companies CooP-Africa cannot help entrepreneurs, students and health workers in Africa with bicycles. Become partner of CooP-Africa with your company, organisation or club!  Supporting Africans who use a bicycle to improve access to income, education and health care links with the philosophy of many different organisations in other parts of the…lees verder

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  • Are you organising a party for your birthday or anniversary? And would you like to support a charity in stead of getting gifts for yourself? Tell all your friends and relatives about your plan and ask them to donate your gift to CooP-Africa. A nice way of supporting cyclists in Africa. A number of people…lees verder

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  • Are you (or your child) attending a primary or secondary school in the Netherlands? Is this school willing to organise or organising a fund raising activity? Or are you a teacher in a school and would you like to organise an activity for CooP-Africa? CooP-Africa would be glad to support to make the activity a…lees verder

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  • Are you going to make a bicycle tour? Make it a sponsor tour and raise funds for (one of) the projects of CooP-Africa! Ask friends, relatives and (local) organisations and companies to sponsor your bicycle tour. Get people to sponsor each kilometer, each altimeter or flat tyre, a fixed amount, or an assignment that is…lees verder

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  • Cycling out of Poverty values south-south exchange between her partner organisations in Africa. They can inspire each other, learn from each other and exchange experiences. All of them are working on bicycle projects supported by Cycling out of Poverty, and they often face similar challenges. In recent years, Cycling out of Poverty organised an annual…lees verder

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  • In 2011 CooP-Africa made ​​it possible to attend the Velocity conference in Seville, Spain, with a delegation of ABN members. Velocity is the global conference at which innovation and knowledge in the field of bicycles and bicycle policy is being shared. Three ABN members were given the opportunity to present their work and ideas. In cooperation with…lees verder

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  • Inclusion of cycling in transport and urban development planning is essential to the creation of sustainable and liveable communities. In Kisumu, Kenya, from 24 September to 5 October 2012 a refresher course on planning for cycling in African cities was organised for ABN members. The refresher course explored the core concepts of cycling-inclusive urban planning…lees verder

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  • Because peace is finally setting in the Katakwi district, bicycles are a useful tool for the people to make a living. The bicycle improves people’s mobility and improves the social-economical position of the families. It opens up new income generating opportunities, enables them to transport more products to the market, improves access to medical and…lees verder

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  • Bicycles in Burkina Faso are as popular as in the Netherlands, Denmark or Germany. That is why the local government of Koudougou in Burkina Faso invited AVO and CooP-Africa to brainstorm about how the bicycle could be beneficial to contribute the reaching some of the goals of the municipal development plan of Koudougou. Specific areas bicycles can…lees verder

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