African conditions. They have an office in Mozambique. Jacana is a member of bicycles for
Bicycle Empowerment Network - BEN Namibia
PO Box 23150
Tel: +264 61 250 200 / Fax: +264 61 225 006
BEN import donated new and secondhand bikes from partner organisations and refurbish
them by employing and training local people. They distribute bicycles to community-based
organisations (CBOs) whose staff in their work. BEN is a member of Bicycles for Humanity.
Bicycles for Humanity
Bicycles for Humanity began in 2005 with the aim of enabling others to raise funds and
collect unwanted bicycles to send to reliable partners in developing countries.
This document was produced by Neil Noble for Practical Action and last updated
in January 2007.
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