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Announcement :: International : Social Welfare
Help Send Bikes to Amuru, Northern Uganda Nov 10
10 Oct 2013
Bikes Not Bombs is partnering with 550 volunteer Village Health Workers in Amuru, Northern Uganda to establish a bicycle transportation system for rural health care delivery to 40,000 people in post-conflict Amuru. BNB has already supplied 360 Village Health Workers with bikes, and this shipment will supply the remaining 190 Village Health Workers, while providing the initial set of bikes to expand the project into the neighboring area of Pabbo, to work with another group of 500.
In addition to the bicycles, BNB has supported this project to establish an extensive network of bicycle repair workshops with tools and spare parts, and has trained over 25 bicycle mechanics. These bicycles have already helped the Amuru Village Health Team increase their level of health activity to provide improved primary care support to rural households while also becoming a more organized and effective Village Health Worker Association.

Please join us to help BNB load bikes to these Village Health Workers in Northern Uganda!

TIME: Sunday November 10th from 10am to 5pm. Drop in for an hour or stay all day. PLACE: The BNB warehouse at 10 Harvard Street in Dorchester DETAILS: Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Equal Exchange coffee will be generously donated by City Feed & Supply.

Please let us know if you will be attending this container loading! RSVP here!

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