bikes 4 Africa

We will arrange for your unwanted, but usable, bike (suitable for a 10+ year-old) to reach a Gambian student who currently walks 2 hours or more to school (and back)

Buxton Rotarian Doug Jones (left), with Lee Charles of Bradwell Packaging, with unwanted Buxton bikes to go to Africa.
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Unwanted bikes donated by generous Buxtonians start their journey towards Africa. After loading with others into a container at Bradwell Packaging, they will eventually be shipped out and distributed to schools where African youngsters walk over two hours there and back to be educated. A bike makes all the difference between arriving fresh for lessons or exhausted.

A container takes 300 bikes (and books: