Mary

Mary used to leave for school on foot before sunrise each day and return home after dark. “I would be tired when I got to class,” she says.

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Georgina

Widowed at 68, Georgina depends on reliable bicycles for her dairy farm. “To fail to deliver milk, even once, is a loss,” according to Georgina.

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Joe

Joe travels 50 miles to purchase steel, which he then transports back to his workshop. “I’m very thankful for this bike,” he relates. “It is very strong.”

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CHONGWE DISTRICT, ZAMBIA

Children's Village

CHILDREN'S VILLAGE

CHILDREN'S VILLAGE

For an orphaned or at-risk child, the children's village is home. Bicycles are helping these children get access to far away schools and follow their dreams.

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Children's Village
market

OPEN-AIR MARKET

OPEN-AIR MARKET

With bicycles, residents of Palabana can transport more produce from their farms to the market. This bustling hub is where families build entrepreneurial businesses and their livelihoods.

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market
dairy coop

DAIRY  CO-OP

DAIRY COOPERATIVE

Dairy farmers live miles from the milk collection center. Transporting milk by bicycle ensures it stays fresh. The dairy cooperative is growing, and the success creates momentum for the entire community.

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Dairy Co-Op
clinic

HEALTH CLINIC

HEALTH CLINIC

Rugged terrain makes access to the health clinic difficult. Doctors are in demand. With the help of the bicycle, Palabana relies on volunteer healthcare workers to travel to homebound patients.

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Health Clinic
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