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How Bicycles Can Change Lives

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How Bicycles Can Change Lives

As part of our #Joburg2Kili expedition we are raising funds for Qhubeka, which is the World Bicycle Relief’s non-profit organisation in South Africa. Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means “to carry on”, “to progress”, “to move forward” which is exactly what they aim to do by giving bicycles in return for work done to improve communities, the environment or academic results. SO HOW DO BICYCLES CHANGE LIVES? Here are a few facts from Qhubeka: A child’s commute time to school is reduced by up to 75% with a bicycle A bicycle increases a person’s carrying capacity by five times Healthcare workers can visit more...

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Joburg2kili Expedition And Route

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Joburg2kili Expedition And Route

Written By Cam "Cambo" Kernes The #Joburg2Kili expedition will take place from the 30th July 2016 until the 17th October 2016. The objective of the expedition is to ride on Qhubeka Buffalo bicycles from Johannesburg in South Africa to Moshi in Tanzania all in an effort to raise funds for our chosen charity Qhubeka. Once we arrive in Moshi we will then join a group to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. We plan to summit Mount Kilimanjaro on our 5th wedding anniversary on the 15th October 2016. Route plotted on Tracks4Africa on BaseCamp – the image above...

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