NEWS

Fall 2016.

Both our containers arrived in Zomba, Malawi and Stonetown, Zanzibar. Each were loaded with more then 400 bikes plus many extras.

The shipment to Zomba is a resupply to Africycle’s bike shops there. Africycle is a Canadian non-profit based out of Ontario. They have established  two shops in Zomba Malawi. The shops 20 full time employees who repair and sell the bicycles. The profit support community projects, such as continuous support of the Grace Orphanage or by donating bicycles to Health Surveillance Assistants that serve thousands of households. We are happy to support this program and are also happy to report that through the “Ride for Refuge” this fall we raised $4100 towards our next shipment here.

www.africycle.org

The shipment to Stonetown is also a resupply of the shop we helped establish last summer. They have had a terrific first year and things look promising for a good second year now that they have some more bikes. This shop is a joint venture with us, Daraja Foundation and PLCI (Prospective Learning and Charitable Institution). Daraja is a Calgary based Non-profit supporting charitable programs in Zanzibar. PLCI is a vocational school in Stonetown that focuses on supporting young adults with life skills through english and computer classes, bike shop apprenticeships, and chicken farm apprenticeships.

www.darajafoundation.com

www.facebook.com/plcizanzibar/



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