Stories From Around the World

For most of us bicycles are recreational equipment, but for some people a bicycle can mean survival — the difference between having a job or not, going to school or not, seeing a doctor or not…

Here are some of those people’s stories about how a bike has changed their lives.

Stories From Madagascar

Here are some background stories from the people who received bikes as part of our project in Madagascar JEAN PHILEMON ZOTONANTENAINA He is responsible for 5 villages as inspector of proper disposal of butchery entrails of cows.  He will use the bicycle...

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Letters From Wheels4Life Bike Recipients in Ghana

Wheels4Life  bicycles to the Neko Tech Centre’s Health Care Project, which will reach out to villages to educate residents on a number of issues, including economics, HIV, Family Planning, Health, environmental & agricultural matters. Here are...

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Woodcarver in Madagascar receives bike from W4L

Woodcarver in Madagascar receives bike from W4L

Dear Hans, Peace! The good news is that your Wheels4Life project is very much welcomed by the Malagasy people. To date I have already awarded 14 bicycles to deserving persons and I tried to reach the provinces as well. I gave 10 bicycles to far-flung...

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total bikes delivered



(As of Nov 9 2023)


Mexico Project 2022
Kilimanjaro: Mountain of Greatness

Hans Rey, Danny MacAskill and Gerhard Czerner head out on the mountain bike journey of a lifetime. Facing intense altitude challenges and health risks, this team sets out to be the first to conquer the two highest mountains in Africa back to back on a bike, Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro

Other Ways You Can Help

Buy The Wheels 4 Life DVD

Wheels 4 Life - The Film - A Story About Giving is now available for $10 (plus S & H). The documentary film, narrated by John McEnroe, chronicles our Wheels4Villages projects in Tanzania, over the period of 14 month.
Watch the TrailerBuy the DVD 

Featured Project

EFTC Foundation

Education for the Children (EFTC) is an international NGO based in Guatemala. Wheels4Life has worked with EFTC on several projects, including the delivery of over 100 bikes.