Qhubeka aims to train bicycle mechanics in the communities in which we work, which ensures the bicycles we distribute get the maintenance and service they need, keeping them in riding condition. It also helps to create new economic opportunities for the mechanics, who are trained not only in how to maintain and repair bicycles, but
Following on from a successful cross-sector clean-up event on 15 June, schoolchildren, government, companies and NPOs once again came together in Orlando East, Soweto, to drive environmental awareness and to empower young women. Representatives from Qhubeka, Miss Earth South Africa, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), Pikitup and The Start Up Grind took part. “The motive
On 14 August 2018, 200 schoolchildren at Tshukudu High School in Rustenburg received brand new Qhubeka Bicycles to help them get to and from school, thanks to Anglo American Platinum and the National Lotteries Commission. The bicycle distribution event is part of a Qhubeka learn-to-earn programme in the region. The schoolchildren receive the bicycles in
In 2018, the world’s most-watched cycling event, the Tour de France, saw 176 cyclists line up to tackle the event. Now, Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), the organiser of the event, has agreed to fund one Qhubeka Bicycle for every rider – a full peloton of bicycles to help change lives for people in South Africa.
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 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 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 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
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 /
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