“It’s not a lack of empowerment that holds us back, but the distance from where we live, to where we can find opportunities”
We certainly love our bikes, as do most people. Such a simple thing that brings us so much joy in the West, can be much more utilitarian, necessary, and hard to come by in other parts of the world.
Bicycles Against Poverty, BAP, works to bring bicycles to rural villages in Africa. Easing the burden of access to water, schools, hospitals, markets and trading hubs.