Bikes for Poverty Alleviation:

  • World Bicycle Relief (Chicago): large-scale comprehensive bike distribution programs to aid poverty relief and disaster recovery initiatives in developing countries around the world. Education. Economic Development. Healthcare. By September 2010, had distributed more than 70,000 bicycles in the developing world. Their studies show that bikes can increase income of a poor family by up to 35% (Great for poverty alleviation!). Also use as microfinance.
  • Bikes Not Bombs (Boston)
  • Bikes for the World (Arlington)
  • Dream Bikes (Madison & Milwaukee)
  • Bicycles For Humanity with local chapters in Canada, Australia, America and The Netherlands they provide many bicycles to the Africa based bicycle ambulance projects.
    Bikes Without Borders is a all volunteer Toronto, Canada based non-profit organizations that is dedicated to bikes and bike related solutions as a tool for the development of marginalized communities
    Bike For Aids encourages university campus bike a thons and events that raise finds for Malawi bicycle ambulances

Bike Shops in DC Area. (Stories to Create)

Things to Watch:

1.31 Robbing Native American Cultures <–this is a PDF test

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