Bike4Care'S ARCHIVE

  • As part of the Bike4Care programme, 25 more health care workers in Nyanza (Kenya), received a bicycle from CooP-Africa. The health care workers received a training on basic bicycle maintenance and repair when they were handed over the bicycles. Unfortunately, 4 of the health care workers could not finish the training. They were called away…lees verder

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  • CooP-Africa is partnering with dispensaries Nyanza County in Kenya for a Bike4Care project. In October 2012, 27 health care workers have received bicycles. The bicycles enable them to visit more patients, reach patients faster, and travel longer distances. The health care workers also took part in a training on how to use the bicycle and the…lees verder

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  • Only with your support CooP-Africa, Cycling out of Poverty, can help entrepreneurs, students and health workers in Africa with bicycles. Become Friend of CooP-Africa and enjoy the advantages. You will get: satisfaction, you support small entrepreneurs, students and health workers in Africa with bicycles, an invitation and free entrance to the annual CooP-Africa event, 6…lees verder

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  • Under a rainy sky, 69 health care workers in Kisumu County (Kenya), received a bicycle from CooP-Africa. The health care workers were awarded a bicycle after completing a training on basic bicycle maintenance and repair. The bicycle enables the health care workers to visit more patients and to cover a wider area. A tv-crew from…lees verder

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  • In Siaya County in the western part of Kenya, 51 health care workers are now using bicycles. With the help of the Bike4Care programme, health care workers in Africa use bicycles to visit patients at home. The health workers treat patients and provide information. Moreover they provide remote areas with drugs, mosquito nets, water purification tablets, and water filters. Health workers on…lees verder

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  • Police in the Northern parts of Uganda are taking the bicycles of the Voluntary Health Teams of the roads. The Bike4Care bicycles are equipped with a carrier on the front. The traffic police stopped the bicycles since they were confused about the front carrier. They were afraid they would be used to carry passengers like a bicycle…lees verder

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  • 168 health care workers in Apac, Uganda, are now able to visit more patients, since they have been equipped with bicycles. In Uganda there are a large number of volunteer health care workers, who each serve the households in a specific region with house calls and outreach on health issues. They used to do everything…lees verder

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  • On July 20th, 2012 a ceremony was held in Kumi Uganda, whereby the Bike4Care programme was officially launched. The launch was attended by over 600 people. All Village Health Teams and Community Based Trainers were present. Present were the Local Council V, III and I Chairpersons, District Health Officers of both Districts, the District Health…lees verder

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  • In three different regions in Uganda bicycle mechanics are trained to repair bicycles and support health care workers. The bicycle mechanics learn most of the aspects involved in maintenance and repairs of bicycles. The mechanics will be capacitated to fix bicycles. This will provide them with an income and benefits the more than 300 health…lees verder

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  • In the last 2 months, 334 bicycles have been assembled for health workers in Northern Uganda. The bicycles were locally assembled under supervision of the professional BSPW-staff. By doing so work was generated locally and the people doing the assembling were learning on the job. The bicycles for the health workers are branded with a…lees verder

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