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El Salvador

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Guatemala

Partner: FIDESMA 9,460 bikes (1999 – 2017), 274 sewing machines (2003 – more...

Costa Rica

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International Relief & Development Organization: Our Work in Yemen

Unified only in 1990, the Republic of Yemen remains a strongly traditional society. However, tribal and regional rivalries, divisive political leadership, an influx of refugees from various countries, and the influence of al-Qaida linked terrorist cells have made it difficult for the country to develop socially and economically. IRD has been working in Yemen since 2009 more...

International Relief & Development Organization: Our Work in Georgia

After a decade of independence following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the southern Caucasus region — Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan — continues to face economic difficulties and the risk of renewed conflict and internal strife. Specifically, conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed area of Nagorno-Karabakh, and secessionist movements in the more...

KA-POW!!

[caption id="attachment_2790" align="alignleft" width="300"] Batman protecting the P4P donations[/caption] On May 17th, 2014, the Norristown, PA, Rotary Club ran a collection as part of West Norriton Township Community Day. We were basically part of a community fair, which made the collection really unusual: besides our bicycles and sewing machines, also on hand were more...

How do Bicycles and Sewing Machines Continue to Support FIDESMA’s Mission?

By Patricia Hamill Spring 2014 InGear You’ve read about our partner in Guatemala, FIDESMA, the organization that promotes economic development through micro-credit, training in textile design and agricultural programs, among other efforts. They are doing so much to contribute to the needs of the people in their region and we are pleased to have some updates for more...

A Personal Note from Moldova

June 2014 We love to hear from people whose lives have been touched by P4P and our partners. We have been contacted by a woman who is connected with the Peace Corps and is in the process of campaigning for P4P to come to Grozesti, Moldova. If all goes well, we will ship to them in early spring. Just one container of bikes can change the lives of people in this small more...

Give Smiles With a Bicycle!

by Ened Mato Spring 2014 InGear How nice it is to donate a smile! It is a grim fact that some Albanians face the indifference of passers by and the silence of fellow citizens in general. Many children are mired in a cycle of hopeless days without experiencing the joys of a real childhood and, confused, stare straight into the future without a sense of hope. Nearly more...

Sewing Machines Contribute to School Enrollment and Health Care in Tanzania

by Patricia Hamill Spring 2014 InGear In October of 2013, with the generous support of grant money from one of our valued supporters, Clif Bar Family Foundation, P4P shipped 41 sewing machines to the region of Dar es Salaam (DSM) in Tanzania. Our partner there, Community Support Mission (CSM), works closely with those in poverty to help them earn their own living and more...