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

A community public private partnership in action

The Qhubeka community, which includes major metros, business supporters and individuals around the globe, comes together to distribute another 350 bicycles for schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto Today, 350 more schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto, are receiving Qhubeka Bicycles as part of the ongoing bicycle distribution programme in the region. This community public private partnership between City

Lungisane’s Story

Lungisane attends Maquqa Secondary School. He is 17 years old and in grade 12. He received his Qhubeka Bicycle in March 2015. After three years with a bicycle, Lungisane is confident that it has changed his life for the better. “It changed my life by putting me early in the school and also to get

Climb ForQhubeka

Get high on doing good when you sign up to Climb ForQhubeka! Whether you plan on attempting an Everesting, hosting a rock-climbing event or climbing a mountain of your choice, you can Climb ForQhubeka however best suits you. Climb ForQhubeka is one of our five ForQhubeka fundraising categories. We chose the name “ForQhubeka” because you

#NewBikeDay in Nelson Mandela Bay!

As Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) prepares to host 2018 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships, the official Hosting City is distributing 50 Qhubeka Bicycles, matched by a further 50 from Volkswagen South Africa. The bicycles are being distributed at a ceremony in front of the Port Elizabeth Town Hall, hosted by Mayor Athol Trollip. The bicycles

Nokulunga’s Story

Nokulunga is 18 years old and received her Qhubeka Bicycle in August 2017. She says that her bicycle not only helps her to get to school earlier; it has also helped her to improve her academic results because she spends more time in class and has more time available to study. One day, she would

Movie ForQhubeka

Who doesn’t love a good film? Grab your popcorn and your friends and hold a Movie ForQhubeka fundraising event! You can Movie ForQhubeka however you like – at home on your couch, at the cinema, or a venue of your choice… it’s up to you! Movie ForQhubeka is one of our five new ForQhubeka fundraising