Working together for a clean community on Mandela Day 2018

Qhubeka joins Johannesburg Mayor, community volunteers, NGOs and businesses in a community clean-up and bicycle distribution event As South Africans come together to honour the late Tata Madiba on 18 July, when Mandela Day is commemorated each year, each person works to do good. In Orlando West in Soweto, a group of individuals and organisations

Nobuhle’s Story

Nobuhle is in Grade 9 and says that riding her Qhubeka Bicycle is good training for driving a motorbike (she’d like to me a motorcycle driver when she grows up). She lives in the Bergville region of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. “My bike has assisted me by arriving early and carefully at school,” she says.

Party ForQhubeka

Party with a purpose when you Party ForQhubeka! Whatever your reason for celebrating, you can use it to fundraise for Qhubeka, from birthdays to special events to “just-because” parties. Party ForQhubeka is one of our five ForQhubeka fundraising categories. We chose the name “ForQhubeka” because you really can do anything you like for Qhubeka, and

Nonkuthalo’s Story

Nonkuthalo is 19 years old and in grade 12. She received her bicycle in 2016 and says it has dramatically cut down the time it takes her to get to school every day. She dreams of one day becoming a professional cyclist and so she spends a lot of time riding and enjoying her Qhubeka

Sweat ForQhubeka

If you’re training for a race, aiming for a PB, targeting your goal weight, or taking up a new sport, you’re probably going to be spending some time sweating. Why not make it count for Qhubeka? You can Sweat ForQhubeka however you like – in the gym, on the court / bike / road /

Clean-up day brings community and cross-sector partners together

Schoolchildren, government, companies and NPOs worked together in Orlando East, Soweto, to drive environmental awareness and education in the region through a large-scale clean-up day on Friday 15 June. More than 1 400 schoolchildren and volunteers took part. Representatives from Qhubeka, Miss Earth South Africa, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), Pikitup and City of Johannesburg’s

Partnering to help move Alexandra forward

The Qhubeka community, including municipal government, corporate sponsors, schools and community policing forums are working together to help 300 people move forward in Alex and surrounds, with bicycles. Through a community public private partnership between City of Johannesburg (CoJ), Qhubeka, Volkswagen South Africa and local schools and community policing forums (CPF) in Alexandra informal settlement,

Meet Hlengiwe: Qhubeka Programme Administrator

At Qhubeka, we have an amazing team working to change lives with bicycles, and once in a while we like to introduce one of them to you. This month, we’re profiling Hlengiwe Mthembu, Qhubeka’s Programme Administrator: Hlengiwe, please explain what you do as a programme administrator for Qhubeka. My role is to find the beneficiaries

Ziphezinhle’s story

Ziphezinhle is in grade 12 and received his Qhubeka Bicycle in August 2017. Before he had the bicycle, it took him 55 minutes to walk to school every day. Now, he says, it takes him only 15 minutes. Click to Tweet. “The bicycle helped to reduce the stress of walking and it has given me

Play ForQhubeka

Let’s put the FUN into fundraising! Whatever your game is – poker, rummy, Scrabble or Settlers of Catan – put your skills to good use by raising funds by choosing to Play ForQhubeka! Host a games night or even a LAN tournament – the choice is yours! You can Play ForQhubeka according to your own