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Call for Action to Policy Makers and Pioneers of Change

ADOPTED BY INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAUREATES, European Environment Foundation 15 MARCH 2013 FREIBURG, GERMANY We are greatly alarmed to be witnessing the development of several closely related, mutually compounding crises as a result of the global spread of materialism: a great imbalance in wealth and poverty, hunger and malnutrition, climate change, more...

Environmental laureates from 44 countries demand urgent change in global environmental and climate protection

Press Release Freiburg, Germany, 16 March 2013 Two-speed model instead of search for the lowest common denominator within the international community Freiburg, Germany, 16 March 2013 – Until this coming Sunday, the 2nd International Convention of Environmental Laureates is being staged by the European Environment Foundation (EEF) in Freiburg, Germany. Today a more...

Salvadoran Appropriate Technology Center

Naum Antonio Recina Halas was hooked as soon as the fleet of cyclists passed his shoulders, shouting as they navigated the concrete cobblestones of the town of Suchitoto, El Salvador. For three successive weeks at the same hour, they rode by, and Naum admired the confidence with which they made their way down the street on the way out of town. A second-grader himself, and more...

World Cycling Atlas Article

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Tandem Taxi, Southern Africa Style

Amutenya already had a bicycle, a very old bicycle, when he first came to the Clay House Project, P4P's partner agency in Otijwarongo, Namibia. As he came riding  in, his bicycle seemed  so small under the long legs of this large man dressed in the familiar blue shirt and pants of the  Namibian laborer. Clay House was still  busy inventorying and sorting bicycles and more...

Albania

Partner: PASS/Ecovolis 3,882 bikes and 155 sewing machines shipped since 2010 Articles Ecovolis Website Ecovolis more...

Vietnam

Partner: Vinh Long Friendship Organization 1,135 bikes shipped since more...

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Our Revolving Fund System

Explaining in detail how Pedals for Progress works isn’t always easy. The simple version is we collect used bikes and ship them overseas to partner organizations who then distribute them within their communities. And really, this is all there is to it. However, the logistics of this are much more involved, and, of course, nothing moves anywhere without money paying more...

New Video from Chris Van Dine about P4P

New Video from Chris Van Dine about P4P Downhill rider and philanthropist Chris Van Dine shows one of his second homes in Guatemala, where he rides and contributes to society development at the same more...