World Bicycle Relief
We are committed to helping people conquer the challenge of distance, achieve independence and thrive through the power of bicycles
£120 provides one buffalo bicycle to a child, healthcare worker or entrepreneur.
In developing regions of the world, millions of people walk for miles each day just to survive. On foot, individuals race against the sun to complete everyday tasks. Distance is a barrier to attending school, receiving healthcare, and delivering goods to market.
- With a buffalo bicycle, children in education will experience 28% decrease in absenteeism from school.
- With a buffalo bicycle, healthcare workers can visit up to 88% more patients
- With a buffalo bicycle, farmers will see at 23% increase to their income.
World Bicycle Relief delivers specially designed, locally assembled, rugged bicycles for people in need. We’ve developed an efficient, innovative, and scalable model to empower students, health workers, and entrepreneurs in rural developing regions with life-changing mobility.
World Bicycle Relief employs more than 50 assemblers globally, to build and deliver our rugged Buffalo Bicycles. Assemblers hone their skills in specialized areas of the production, becoming experts on specific components. Knowledge and best practices are shared between facilities, creating the spread of innovation from team to team. World Bicycle Relief has more 20 facilities across the world with production in countries like Kenya, Eritrea, Ghana and Zambia in Africa as well as Colombia, Thailand, Peru and Philippines.
World Bicycle Relief support gender equality across its every projects. According to World Bicycle Relief Investing in women and girls will change the world. With bicycles, they can access education, healthcare and livelihoods to break the cycle of poverty and thrive.
Here at Pledger being keen cyclists ourselves, we absolutely love this cause and can't wait to empower brands to support World Bicycle Relief, UK Registered Charity 1141613