Sustainable bike shop in Okalongo, Namibia

 
$4,000
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Sustainable bike shop in Okalongo, Namibia

Sustainable bike shop in Okalongo, Namibia

Bike Mechanics

Bike Mechanics
Junas, a bike mechanic, repairing a wheel. The B4H shipment becomes a sustainable bicycles workshop, through partnership with the Bicycling Empowerment Network Namibia.

Tuyoleni Bicycle Project

Tuyoleni Bicycle Project
The B4H shipment will be used to expand and resupply this project, already in existence in Okalongo, Namibia.

Unpacking the first shipment

Unpacking the first shipment
Once a shipment of bikes hits the ground in Namibia, constituents and citizens take ownership of the project.

Bicycle Ambulances

Bicycle Ambulances
Folks in Namibia have discovered how to fashion an ambulance that works with a bike; further unlocking the resources that a bicycle can bring.

Preparing Bikes for Shipment

Preparing Bikes for Shipment
Preparing bikes for shipment in Athens, Georgia after a September 2010 bike drive.

Bike Preparation Lessons

Bike Preparation Lessons
In order to fit as many bicycles into the shipping container as possible, it's important to make the bikes as slim as possible. At a local bike drive in Georgia, volunteers are taught how to turn handle bars and remove pedals.

Volunteer Driven

Volunteer Driven
B4H GA is funded and run on donor support and volunteer staff. Our volunteers are trained in many facets of fundraising, logistics, and most importantly on bicycle handling and preparation for shipment. Here one of our wonderful volunteers removes the pedals off of a child's bicycle for shipment.

Sending our shipment off with fanfare...

Sending our shipment off with fanfare...
Photo from Progress Report 'Last Seen Off the Coast of Spain...'

Final paperwork & sealing the container for travel

Final paperwork & sealing the container for travel
Photo from Progress Report 'Last Seen Off the Coast of Spain...'
Donation Options

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Mary Harwell

Athens, GA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Sustainable bike shop in Okalongo, Namibia