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Rotary Club of Norristown, PA, December 2017

by Mark Call [The Norristown, Pennsylvania, Rotary Club is one of our most successful long-time collectors. We just got this end-of-season report. They are already collecting for next year.] Janet Steiner is a friend of the club who makes numerous donations to our collection each year. She runs ads in her church bulletin asking for bike donations, and she stores more...

Graduation Report of the Mityana Open Troop Foundation, 18 November 2017

Greetings Guest of Honor Owekitiibwa Abraham Luzzi Director Basic Education Ministry Of Education & sports, Mr. Nsumba Lyazzi Robinson Vocational Chancellor RDC Mayor Madison Ardizz & Mr. Nino Ardizzi All invited Guests, ladies & gentlemen With great pleasure, I take this opportunity to welcome the guest of honor, distinguished guests, Madison more...

Cameroon

Partner: United Action for Children 72 sewing machines shipped since more...

Ethiopia Report, November 2017

By Samson Tsegaye Fall 2017 InStitch Ethiopia has a population of more than 100 million. More than 85% live in rural areas. Women have most of the household responsibilities. Women and girls in Ethiopia are strongly disadvantaged compared to boys and men in several respects, including literacy, health, livelihood, and basic human rights. They also suffer from low more...

Pedals for Progress Bike 150,000

Fall 2017 InGear The Summer 2017 InGear newsletter has a partial report on bike number 150,000. The report was partial because at publication time we had collected, packed, and shipped the bike, but it did not yet have an owner. Now that it does, we want to tell the whole story in one place. Collected on Long Island On April 1, 2017, the Long Island Returned Peace more...

Total Shipped

Bikes shipped since 1991 (Countries with two or more shipments) Country Shipped   Nicaragua 42,879 El Salvador 24,457 Ghana 15,458 Guatemala 9,409 Barbados 7,876 Honduras 7,376 Panama 6,520 Albania 5,982 Uganda 4,140 Moldova 3,684 Dominican Republic 3,560 Eritrea 2,761 South Africa 2,180 Colombia 1,699 more...

Pedals for Progress 2017 Board of Directors & Trustees

John Alexander, Treasurer UNIT 3230, BOX 470 DPO, AA 34031 – 0470 David Schweidenback, President & CEO, pd4ls@comcast.net 86 E MAIN ST HIGH BRIDGE, NJ 08829 John Strachan 95 OLD YORK RD HOPEWELL, PA 18938 Andrew Williams 210 PAVONIA STREET JERSEY CITY, NJ 07303 Robert Zeh, Secretary 5 WOODS EDGE CT CLINTON, NJ 08809 Staff Gary more...

P4P Major Donors

  Major Donors   John Alexander & Jane Divinski Biovid Sherman Carll CCG Facilities Integration, Inc. Jon and Diane Claerbout Clif Bar Family Foundation Eileen Fisher, Inc. The Jack & Pauline Freeman Foundation Jill & John Gower Pamela Hanlon Charitable Fund Jack & Donna Haughn Robert & Laura more...

Report from Tanzania, Fall 2017

Fall 2017 InStitch The Honorable Sophia Mwakagenda is a Member of the Parliament of Tanzania and the founder of the P4P/SP partner in Tanzania, the She Can Foundation. Starting in April 2016 she visited different constituencies in order to listen to the people and implement some of her She Can programs. A report from the Summer 2017 InStitch newsletter described the more...

Cameroon 2017: New Partner, United Action for Children

By Orock Eyong Fall 2017 InStitch United Action for Children (UAC), based in Buea, in southwest Cameroon, is proud to be one of the newest partners of Pedals for Progress and Sewing Peace. UAC was founded in 1996 and registered as a non-profit community-based child- and youth-centered organization engaged in Grooming Small Minds for a Big Future and developing a more...