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Organizations Sending New Bikes to Development & Relief
Organizations Recycling Bicycle to Community Development Projects
The organization below generally have on-going large volume domestic and/or international bicycle recycling projects.
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- A.ker.fa http://www.akerfa.org/
Christian affiliated bicycle distribution in Zambia and Uganda.
- Australia Bike Recycling.
http://www.bicyclerecycling.com/15.html. Index to more programs in
- Australia Goodwill Bicycles Abroad, AUSTRALIA.
Email: goodwill_bicycles @yahoo.com.au
- Baisikeli, Turesensgade 10. kld. - 1368 Copenhagen K, DENMARK.
http://cph-bike-rental.dk/. info @baisikeli.dk *.
Raises money from a bicycle rental service to pay for the shipping of donated
bicycle to Africa.
- Bicycles For Humanity, CANADA.
B4H has an ever increasing number of local chapters in Canada, Australia,
England and the USA. At last check they
had collection programs in Denver CO, North Vancouver BC, Whistler BC, Kelowna BC, Thunder Bay ON, Ottawa ON, Toronto ON, Cambridge ON, Guelph ON,
London ON, Brampton ON, Regina SK, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Vernon BC, Santa
Rosa CA, and Manchester UK.
- Bike Victoria: Second and Recycled Bikes, Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
- Bikes Across Borders, 300 Allen St, Austin, TX 78702 USA. Tel:
www.biketexas.org/news/community/117-bikes-across-borders . bikesacrossborders @riseup.net
"We have organized more than ten bike delivery caravans since 2001, sending
over 500 bicycles to Cuba, Mexico, and Central America."
- Bikes for the World, Washington DC USA.
info @bikesfortheworld.org *. The do a
lot of their collections around DC, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina,
Pennsylvania and Virginia.
"As of 2007-2014 the largest, on an annual basis, of the international
recycling organizations and is building a national movement to collect and
distribute used bicycles for productive use. Since beginning in 2005, it has
delivered more than 90,000 bicycles to programs serving low-income individuals
and their communities across the globe. In 2013, Bikes for the World
delivered 13,650 bicycles to more than a dozen selected service organizations,
focusing on Africa and Central America, but with significant numbers going to
the Philippines and community groups in the eastern U.S."
- Bikes-Not-Bombs, 59 Amory St, Roxbury MA 02130 USA.
- Bikes for Tykes,
. USA chapters in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois,
Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico,
New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Caroline, Texas, Washington,
Wisconsin, and Canadian chapters in Alberta and Ontario. Contact: Skip Riffle 239-450-3366.
"Bikes for Tykes is dedicated to providing a pre-loved bicycle to
every deserving child in America.
Old bikes are 'Re-cycled' to as near new as possible and
distributed to underprivileged children at Christmas from Mom and Dad or other
relative. When no one is available it is from 'Santa"
- Chari-de-Charity, Tokyo, JAPAN.
http://japanichiban.com/2010/02/bicycles-for-humanity-tokyo/ (chari means bicycle in Japanese)
- Cycle North-South, PO Box. 1242, Place du Parc Station, Montréal
(Québec) H2X 4A7 CANADA. Tel: (514) 843-0077. Fax: (514) 270-9190.
www.cyclonordsud.org. info @cyclonordsud.org
- Giving Bikes Australia, Directory of organizations who accept donations of
bikes in AUSTRALIA.
- Kaloko Trust UK, 39-41 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PB, ENGLAND.
Tel: +44 (0)1273 766 660. www.kalokotrust.org. admin @kalokotrust.org
*. Send refurbished bikes to Zambia.
- Mike's Bikes Africa Project, Northern California.
- Mr. Michael Recycles Bicycles, 520 N. Prior Ave., St.
Paul, MN 55104. (651) 641-1037. www.mmrbstore.com. warns @pclink.com
- Re~Cycle, Unit 8 The Grove Estate, Colchester Rd, Wormingford, Colchester, CO6
3AJ, ENGLAND. Tel +44 (0)1206 617 865.
www.re-cycle.org, info @re-cycle.org
"Ships unwanted bikes from the UK to Africa, and does some UK work with bikes"
- Recyke Y'Bike Ltd, Hannington Street, Byker, Newcastle Upon
Tyne, NE6 1JT, ENGLAND. Tel: +44 (0)191 265 4197.
- Village Bike Project, Seattle WA and Moscow ID USA.
www.villagebicycleproject.org, info @villagebicycleproject.org,
*. "Collects and ships used bicycle and develops bicycle
training programs in Ghana." Provides specialized bicycle tools
to bike repairers. One of the most comprehensive,
vertically integrated programs. They do a lot of their collecting in Idaho and
- Wheels for Africa, Arlington, VA USA. The folks misrepresent
their activities and the beneficiaries.
- Working Bikes Cooperative, 1125 S. Western Ave.,
Chicago, IL USA, Tel: 312-421-5048.
www.workingbikes.org. workingbikes @yahoo.com
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