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Supporting Namibian locals through BEST Covid-19 Program

Thanks to the hard work of our partner organisation, Bicycle Empowerment Network Namibia (BEN), Eliakim Elago Ipinge and Ngulura Smasiku are among the first entrepreneurs in Namibia to receive donated bicycles through Bicycles for Humanity’s BEST programme. Eliakim is 49 years old and lives in Swakopmund at the Namibian… Read More

Leading the Cycling Revolution in Northern Namibia – Lucky’s Story

If you are wanting some inspiration to kick off your new year, have a listen to Michael Linke, founder of Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) Namibia, and Lucky Mbako, owner of Oshana Bicycles, discuss all things Bicycles in a… Read More

2020 Pedal for Purpose Virtual Challenge – Final Strava Club Stats and Prize Winners Announced

The final week was our best week of the Pedal for Purpose virtual event with 223 Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne Strava club members (runners, walkers and cyclists) completing 676 activities for a total of 29,695km.  This leaves us… Read More

2020 Pedal for Purpose Virtual Challenge – The Brakes Are Off

Pedal for Purpose Help us virtually cover the distance of 11,240km from Melbourne to Namibia by biking, riding and joining our virtual Strava club event. Virtual Challenge Details Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne is excited (wheely pumped) to be… Read More

Tracked Bicycles have Landed in Singalamwe, Namibia

Five donated bicycles have just arrived with their recipients at the Singalamwe Bicycle Workshop! Singalamwe in Zambezi region has the highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Namibia, so the bicycles have been donated to volunteers supporting the outreach healthcare… Read More

2020 Pedal for Purpose Virtual Challenge Temporarily Postponed

Many of you will no doubt be aware of the Stage 4 restrictions that have come into force in Melbourne and Stage 3 restrictions across the rest of Victoria. As a result, we have made the difficult decision… Read More

2020 Pedal for Purpose Virtual Challenge Event

Pedal for Purpose Help us virtually cover the distance of 11,240km from Melbourne to Namibia by biking, riding and joining our virtual Strava club event. Virtual Challenge Details Bicycles for Humanity Melbourne is excited (wheely pumped) to be… Read More

End of Financial Year – Donate by June 30 to claim your Tax Deduction

With the end of theAustralian financial year fast approaching, make your tax donation count, support the development of African communities. We know the benefits of a bicycle has on our lives. But in the developing world, it is… 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

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