Working Bikes Cooperative is a not-revenue driven duty excluded 501(c)3 volunteer-driven association situated in Chicago, IL that expects to occupy bikes from the waste stream and put them to use in Chicago and abroad. It works a distribution center, shipping focus, fix shop and retail outlet from its area in the Pilsen neighborhood. Working Bikes mission is to give bikes to philanthropy associations in the Chicago zone to profit youth, changing destitute and evacuees just as to deliver bikes to the Gulf Coast and around the globe.
Every year Working Bikes gives away around 5,000 bicycles. To date Working Bikes has conveyed more than 50,000 bicycles.
Bikes Not Bombs
Bicycles Not Bombs is a Boston, Massachusetts based bike venture which reuses gave bikes, trains youngsters to fix their very own bicycles and end up employable mechanics and sends a large number of bikes to networks in nations, for example, Northern Uganda, Ghana, St. Kitts and Nevis, El Salvador, Sierra Leone and Guatemala. The association was established in 1984 via Carl Kurz, a bike specialist and Michael Replogle, a Maryland-based transportation organizer. Bicycles Not Bombs gave bikes and bike parts to Nicaragua contrary to the Reagan organization’s help for the Contra War, and in solidarity with the Nicaraguan individuals and in protection from the U.S. exchange ban against Nicaragua in actuality at the time. Mira Brown ended up included with BNB’s work while in Nicaragua and later turned into the association’s first Executive Director.
Since that time, Bikes Not Bombs has sent more than 55,500 bikes and parts to 14 nations in Central America, Africa and the Caribbean. The two bikes and bike parts are additionally sent to another country to help associations that manufacture pedal-fueled hardware (bicitecnologia) for indigenous people groups, including grain factories, solid vibrators, and machines for siphoning water and depulping espresso that utilization no power.
The association runs numerous sessions of the Earn-A-Bike and Girls In Action, among other youth programs, every year which show bike mechanics, wellbeing and riding to youngsters in the Boston territory. Also every June they have a substantial Bike-A-Thon in Jamaica Plain.
Bicycles Not Bombs likewise has a Bike Shop which sells new and utilized bikes, parts, embellishments and fixes.
Bikes To Rwanda
Bicycles to Rwanda was a non-benefit global guide help association set up in Portland, Oregon, United States in 2006 by Stumptown Coffee Roasters author and CEO Duane Sorenson following a work excursion to visit espresso cultivators’ cooperatives in Rwanda.
The association’s main goal was “to give payload bikes to co-employable espresso ranchers in Rwanda. The objective was to improve personal satisfaction in these networks through a bicycle workshop and support program to give transportation assets to fundamental needs and upgrade creation of value espresso.”
The bikes were constructed explicitly for overwhelming freight, and were structured and created by Project Rwanda with ace bike manufacturer Tom Ritchey. The association likewise settled bicycle shops in Rwanda for upkeep and fix.
World Bicycle Refief
World Bicycle Relief is a universal, non-benefit association situated in Chicago, IL that has some expertise in substantial scale, extensive bike circulation projects to help neediness alleviation in creating nations around the globe. Their projects center essentially around instruction, financial advancement, and human services. As of November 2015, World Bicycle Relief has dispersed in excess of 275,000 bikes and prepared in excess of 1,000 bike mechanics in the creating scene. Inside their biggest program, the Bicycles For Educational Empowerment program, almost 70 percent of the understudy bikes are assigned for young lady understudies.
Concentrates done in Africa (Uganda and Tanzania) and Sri Lanka on many families have demonstrated that a bike can build the salary for families by as much as 35%. Transport, whenever examined for the money saving advantage examination for provincial destitution mitigation, has given a standout amongst the best returns in such manner. For instance, street interests in India were an amazing 3-10 times more powerful than practically all different speculations and sponsorships in country economies during the 1990s. What a street does at a large scale level to build transport, the bike bolsters at the smaller scale level. The bike, in that sense, can be a standout amongst the best way to annihilate destitution in creating countries.
World Bicycle Relief was established in 2005 by SRAM fellow benefactor and Executive Vice President F.K. Day following the December 2004 Indian Ocean wave. Day and his better half, narrative picture taker Leah Missbach Day, went to Sri Lanka to observe neighborhood aid projects. In discourses with help bunches on the ground, they understood the potential esteem a bike dispersion program, and in this way made World Bicycle Relief. World Bicycle Relief at that point cooperated with World Vision and a neighborhood maker to deliver and convey bikes extraordinarily intended to fit the necessities and landscape of the beneficiaries, an arrangement that they would later use with different undertakings.
World Bicycle Relief has raising support substances in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.
Baisikeli Ugunduzi is a revenue driven social business that spends significant time in bike segments for the Sub-Saharan African market. Baisikeli Ugunduzi implies creative or current bikes in Swahili. It was established in the winter of 2011 by Ben Mitchell, whom holds a MS in mechanical building as is presently looking for his PhD at Michigan Technological University and John Gershenson, an educator of mechanical designing at MTU. Baisikeli Ugunduzi is headquartered in Kitale, Kenya, Africa. It is considered a revenue driven social venture,[by whom?] where it creates human-focused items, which looks to raise the salary of boda, who depend on the bike as a methods for employment.