Wheels4Life – Providing Low Cost Quality Bikes for Third World Countries

Tanzania Trip #2

<p>Tanzania Trip #2 Aug. '08</p> <p>Insights, Accomplishments and Things to do</p> <ol> <li><p>Evaluation of Bikes distributed in Jan/Feb. '08</p></li> <li><p>Distribution of 40 bikes summer '08</p></li> <li><p>Bike Shops: Plans to open two bike shops in Feb.'09</p> <ul><li>Amielli near Nyotastar with container</li><li>Joseph in Toloha out of his house</li></ul> </li> <li><p>Better Infrastructure to increase success of project: Spareparts, Assembly, Service</p></li> <li><p>Bike Quality need to design/ source own bike</p></li> <li><p>W4L Film Project, got great new footage for our film</p><ul> <li>Future: Film fundraisers: Winterthur, Trent, Sophie, Diana, Rage, etc</li> <li>Promote joy of giving</li> <li>Feature Josheph Jr.</li> <li>Open Bike shops</li> <li>Success Stories</li> <li>Problems / Challenges</li></ul></li><li> <p>Flips 4 Life support and involvement:</p> <ul><li>10 Bikes donated</li> <li>Free Film Footage for our film</li> <li>Free Photographs</li> <li>No Expenses for W4l or W4V</li> <li>Great Awareness</li> </ul></li></ol><br /><p>Bike<span>&nbsp; </span>distribution Aug. &lsquo;08</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>22 Bikes by pastors to div. Communities around northern side of mountain, between Kifaru and Lake Jipe</p><p>18 Bikes distributed by Hans and Flips 4 Life</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Shighatini<span>&nbsp; </span>(Mountains)</p><p>4 bikes to locals Medical Clinic, Dr. Mark Mvungi</p><p>#27<span>&nbsp; </span>Elituliza Peter: Evangelist visits communities, schools and administration within 10km</p><p>#28</p><p>#26</p><p>#43<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Bikes distributed by Dr. Mark Mvungi (see email)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Kisangara/Ugweno<span>&nbsp; </span>(Mountains) </p><p>#29 Herman Daudi<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>workman/ constructer, helps people in remote mountain area</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Toloha Village<span>&nbsp; </span>(Joseph Barekeli Jr.)</p><p>3 community bikes at Josephs house</p><p>#39<span>&nbsp; </span>Neseriani<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>Masai in Toya village, very poor,<span>&nbsp; </span>remote, father in prison</p><p>#34 Kiure Family<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>they all use the bikes for different chores, their house is near market</p><p>#40 Jonson Kiula Family<span>&nbsp; </span>to transport, sell charcol, water, food, They pay TS 5000 rent per month for mud hut, they also make cowhide for shoes</p><p>#33 Tabia<span>&nbsp; </span>old woman lives alone, 9 grand children who will use the bike to help her. She will share bike with neighbor.</p><p>#35 * Sophia Mwalim<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>poor lady with son in mud hut, bike will help lots. Makes charcol in mountains 5km to sell, water 1km, market.</p><p>#32 Hamisi Idi<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>man with sunglasses, uses bike to see doctor in Mwanga 20km, water, farming. Lives near water pump.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Kiguonigoni Village</p><p>#38 Monika<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>widow with kids,<span>&nbsp; </span>has tiny shop and tea house</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Kuakoha Village</p><p>#11 Eliudi Gurishael<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>poor man lives in very damaged mud hut, sleeps outside under tree</p><p>#36 Rita Lukas<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>wants to start her own shop</p><p>#37 Mwajuma Mmbaga<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span>wants to start business with her bike</p>