Uganda

Sewing Machines in Kyrgyzstan and Beyond

Spring 2009 InGear Over the years, word got around that, in addition to bicycles, we were recycling used sewing machines. This practice started somewhat by accident, and gradually became a regular part of our work. Initially, “Treadles for Progress” simply meant sending along several refurbished sewing machines with our bike shipments. Since sewing machines are more...

Letter from Uganda

Fall 2005 InGear This spring Pedals for Progress sent its second shipment to the Biikira health center in Uganda. Mulamata Charles recently sent us photographs of their projects. This work is possible due to the bicycle Mr. Kiibi, the health promoter, purchased through the health center.   Dear David, These are some of the pictures I was able to send more...

Uganda

Spring 2005 InGear The most remote places on Planet Earth are very often the poorest because it is so very difficult for products and materials to reach such distant locations. This remoteness usually causes bicycle container shipping costs to be quite exorbitant, and, for example, shipping bicycles to the very center of the African continent is two times more more...