You can change a family’s life for the better, with the gift of a bicycle. One bike equals approximately four people having the benefit. One bike costs on average $150. This holiday season, if you would like to purchase a bicycle in lieu of a gift for someone, that person will receive a personalised wooden postcard letting them know that they will have changed lives through the gift of their bicycle.
If you would like to gift a bike as a gift, please add to your PayPal memo, the address and the name of the person you are gifting.
Wheels 4 Life revisits Ndeiya, Kenya with Danny MacAskill on their way to summiting Africa’s two highest peaks
In October Hans Rey, Danny MacAskill, Gerhard Czerner, Martin Bissig and the Freeride Entertainment film crew popped in to visit one of our former projects in Ndeiya, Kenya, on their way to summiting Africa’s two highest peaks.
2013, Hans and I did the ultimate road trip, visiting 24 of our field project leaders in both Kenya and Uganda. We made a film about it, I wrote a story about it and took one or two thousand photos showing it. Fast forward to 2016….Hans, Danny and Gerhard are off to tackle the most physically and mentally challenging adventure of their lives. Hans as many know, has thirty years experience of expedition adventures, but even for him, this was going to be a huge one. To summit Mount Kenya and straight off the back, to summit Kilimanjaro, combined 36,000’….on bikes! But first, they visited one of the projects featured in our 2013 film “Riding Out of Poverty”, located ...
Below is a great example of how one person can make a huge difference. Tristen Smith, a 8th Grader from Sullivan Middle School in Bonsall, California contacted us in December ‘15, inspired by a school project he organized his own fundraiser ride to benefit Wheels 4 Life in April‘16. He raised over $ 2,800.- which will buy approx. 25 bicycles. Check out his inspiring presentation below. Give A Bike - Change A Life! Thank you.
Nakkazi Betty is a small business holder, she grows and then sells bananas and vegetables at the market in the nearest town. She has this message to share about the difference that a Wheels 4 Life bicycle has made to her life. !--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>!--endfragment-->!--startfragment-->![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>
First of all, an intro from me; Tristen is a middle schooler at the Sullivan Middle School in Bonsall, California. When Tristen’s Language Arts teacher set the class a challenge called “The Ten Percent Project”, in which they were to identify a need in a community either domestically or globally; then try and solve it by 10%.The work that Wheels 4 Life is doing to solve the very big problem of lack of transportation in the developing world caught Tristen’s attention. Wheels 4 Life became his chosen charity and he wishes to support a project through purchasing bicycles for a community in the greatest need of transportation in countries where a bicycle can make the difference between having an education, or not, receiving medical treatment or not, or making a living, or not.. How will he do this? By holding a fundraiser in the form of a family friendly bike ride from Las Pulgas to San Onofre ...
We delivered another batch of bicycles on Dec. 1st 2015 to earthquake victims in Nepal through our #Wheels4Nepal project
On Sunday December 13th 2015, the beautiful singletracks in Genk (Belgium) will be the location for a charity ride for ‘Wheels4life’.
The different rides will be available on GPS.
You can register for different distances and levels; 34, 42 and 50km. Groups (ca10-13 people/group) will be decided upon registration. Places are limited so be quick to not miss out on the already legendary 1st edition!
Registration will be confirmed after receiving payment.
Bank account : BE87 7360 2230 3394
Meeting from 9am, start times will be confirmed by email.
bike wash, parking, cyclocross on TV from 3pm, bbq & beer!!
Visit the Singletrack for Life facebook page for more info und updates. Thank you Mark Maurissen
Event: Wheels 4 Life Taiwan Charity Event
Date: November 20th 2015
Location: Windsor Hotel Ballroom, Taichung, Taiwan Time: 6:00 pm – 10:00 PM
Who is Wheels 4 Life ?
Wheels4Life is a non-profit charity (501c(3)), that provides free bicycles for people in need of transportation in Third World countries. We partner with local individuals, organizations and other groups to help us identify persons who sincerely need a bike to be able to go to school or to work. Often these people live in very primitive and remote areas with no access or means to public transportation. The closest school, doctor or work-place might be 10 or 20 miles away. Having a bike can make all the difference in somebody’s life and can give them a chance to break out of the vicious poverty cycle. The gift of mobility, in form of a bicycles, can do miracles.
We carefully select the persons who receive a bike, with the help ...