People earn bicycles through Qhubeka’s
Our programmes are based throughout
South Africa, predominantly in our
SHIFT regions, and are implemented in
communities by Qhubeka’s partners.
These programmes are targeted at children, who earn bicycles in various ways,
with different earning criteria
bicycles make it easier for
schoolchildren to get to and from
school, helping to improve their
attendance and performance.
children and their coaches use
bicycles to access school and sports
activities, encouraging health and
saving them time.
These programmes are aimed at adults, youth and those Not in Employment,
Education or Training (NEETs), who earn bicycles in a range of ways:
bicycles assist with more visible and
effective security patrols, boosting
safety for everyone.
people earn bicycles by producing
handicrafts, such as crocheting blankets,
beanies and scarves or making cow bells.
people earn bicycles by recycling waste,
growing trees and doing other
bicycles help healthcare workers to visit
more patients and communities to access
people use bicycles to explore places and to
share experiences with others, building
economic opportunities for tourism micro
DISASTER RELIEF PROGRAMMES
Qhubeka provides bicycles for first
responders following a disaster. Bicycles
can be used to transport life-saving services
FOR A CHILD WALKING TO SCHOOL DAILY, A BICYCLE:
- Dramatically reduces travel time to school
- Increases on-time arrival
- Improves academic performance
- Improves attendance
*Source: Stanford Research Institute (SRI) Impact Report
GARMIN MOBILITY PROJECT
Data collected by our Garmin Mobility Project
showed that learners with bicycles travel three
times faster by bicycle than on foot.