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Nicaragua #32 Arrives in Rivas

October 23rd, 2011 - Nicargua #32 arrived at the EcoBici store front. Here are some photos of the new shipment. [caption id="attachment_1000" align="alignnone" width="819" caption="Happy Customer"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_999" align="alignnone" width="819" caption="Karla evaluating the bicycles for the shop"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_997" more...

Donate a Bike, Change a Life

Pedals for Progress is on the Newtown Patch website: Donate a Bike, Change a more...

Ghana

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Ghana Says “Medaase”

Spring 2010 InGear [caption id="attachment_2587" align="alignleft" width="300"] Project OKURASE building in Ghana[/caption] Project OKURASE, in Ghana, recently received their second container from Pedals for Progress, bringing the overall numbers shipped there to over 1,000 bicycles, 100 sewing machines, and even some soccer gear. These shipments have given a more...

Project OKURASE, Ghana

Fall 2009 InGear A member of the Board of Project OKURASE contacted P4P earlier this year specifically looking for the donation of sewing machines. P4P was very interested in the project and wished to be of assistance. Through the good graces of our Ghanaian partner, WEBikes, we were able to get twelve sewing machines delivered to Project OKURASE. While this first more...

The Man Who Fits the Bikes

by Andrei Rusanovschi Fall 2005 InGear He started repairing old Soviet bikes in his apartment to earn money for food. He built up his skill of talent and sweat. Bikes have changed his way of life and he changed the way bikes run across Stefan Voda and, ultimately, across Moldova. Stefan Voda is a small city, situated not far from the Black Sea, and not too far from more...

A Second Program Opens in Moldova

by Darren Enterline, Peace Corps Volunteer Fall 2009 InGear Few people outside of Europe have ever heard of the Republic of Moldova. What those few usually do know is that the former Soviet Republic has the dubious distinction of consistently being the poorest nation in Europe. While many of the former Soviet-controlled states have thrived as independent democracies, more...

Moldova

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Nicaragua Sewing Machine Program

In the developing world, in the hands of someone who knows how to use one, a sewing machine means instant income. The following two profiles are fairly typical examples of how sewing machines help people in the developing world, whether in Latin America, Africa, or Eastern Europe. Juan Carlos and Migdalia Dávila For years, Juan Carlos Dávila worked by day as a more...

Nicaragua

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