Melbourne, Australia

Partnership with the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN) Namibia – Mid Year Update

Namibia ready to get going We are excited to share news of 50 entrepreneurs having received bicycles (through our BEST program) to enable them to support regional communities. They will be selling hand sanitiser and locally supplied face masks as… Read More

A Celebration of Our Volunteers

National Volunteers Week (Volunteering Victoria) may have ended, but the celebration of our amazing Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne volunteers has not stopped.  In 2019 we had over 120 volunteers at six packing days, leading to 1,422 donated bicycles… Read More

Lucky’s New Bicycle Workshop

In the midst of the COVID-19 panic, and whirlwind of related bad news, container 25 brings a spark of joy to the Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne community. Container 25, dedicated to the life of founding partner Matt McCullough,… Read More

BEN Namibia BEST Programme Covid-19 Response

Summary BEN Namibia proposes a COVID-19 response that aims to reduce transmission risk through improving awareness and hygiene in low income communities, and stimulates economic activity by promoting local manufacturing of masks by 25 local producers for sale… Read More

BEN Namibia – BEST Programme 2020 Planned Activities

Funding from the Intrepid Foundation will enable us to intensify BEST Programme activities in 2020. One of our main aims is to conduct regional training activities. We hope to foster greater cooperation among regional clusters of shops. In… Read More

2019 Statistics, Summary and Thank You

Thank you to everyone who has been involved with Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne this year! There have been so many of you. Special shout out to Pete, Phil, Bill, Monika, Michael, John and all the other volunteers for taking time… Read More

Donated Bicycles Mapping & Tracking Project

Are you wondering where your donated bicycles are going? Or what they’re being used for? The donated bicycle mapping and tracking project is currently in being developed and finalised. Not only is this project aimed at targeting Bicycles… Read More

Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN) Namibia – BEST Programme 2019 Progress Report

Funding from the Intrepid Foundation has enabled Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne and its partner organisation BEN Namibia to support its bicycle distribution work in disadvantaged Namibian communities. Since October 2018, BEN Namibia has: Provided comprehensive mechanic training to… Read More

Bicycles for Humanity – Solar Charged Raffle Winners Announced

Thank you to everyone who participated in our solar charged raffle competition. We sold 294 raffle tickets and raised $2,395! The funds raised will be used to train two people in one of our workshops in Namibia to… Read More

Melbourne to Namibia Challenge 2019: Special Thanks to all our Fantastic Sponsors

We Couldn’t have done it without all of you and our sponsors! Our annual Melbourne to Namibia 2019 fundraiser raised close to $30,000! To everyone who joined us as we pedalled through March for our Annual Fundraiser –… Read More