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BEN Bikes

Contact: Megan Pringle

Phone: 0217884174

Cell: 0761767997

Email: megan@benbikes.org.za

Website: http://www.benbikes.org.za

Province: Western Cape

City: Cape Town

NPO Number: 053-738

PBO Number: 930016861

More about BEN Bikes

BEN Bikes provides access to opportunities through promoting the use of the bicycle, to instill a cycling culture for all walks of life.

Interesting Stats

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  • Over the years, BEN has organized 4 community duathlons for development cyclists
    Established 17 entrepreneurs in their own community bicycle workshops
    Started 2 university bicycle hire schemes
    Distributed 20 000 bicycles around South Africa
    Trained 50 mechanics and 5000 adults and learners in safe cycling
    Lobbied for the 1.5m safe passing distance legislation for bicycles on roads
    BEN has previously been governments service provider of choice to distribute and train learners in their Shova Kalula programme, at schools around the country.
    BEN has recently been awarded a contract with the Western Cape Government to write a framework for future bicycle distribution at schools or organisations.
Ongoing Needs
  • Operational Funds