9th June 2022 – 100 Bicycles were handed over to 9 projects in George and Uniondale aimed at SMME/Economic Development and Community Safety as part of the Western Cape Government Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme. The event was attended by the Executive Mayor, Alderman Van Wyk, the Provincial Director of Land Transport Integration, Mr Fezile Mbambo, the Director of Community Services, Mr Alan Paulsen, and Councilor Dirk Wessels. Pedal Power Association Qhubeka Charity
Our team is still on cloud nine after an epic three days on Premier Alan Winde‘s Cycle Tour, during which Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) , Pedal Power Association , and Qhubeka Charity assisted the Western Cape Government in presenting 100 bicycles to Neighborhood Watch projects across the West Coast! Our CEO, Timothy Scott Mosdell is still beaming after 3 fun days on the road with an amazing group of cycling advocates!
We had the absolute pleasure of distributing 18 bicycles to Heaven’s Nest children’s home in Ottery today. Heaven’s Nest mission is to try to alleviate the plight of such children, by providing nurturing care and building self-confidence so that they can be reintegrated into the wider community, free from stigmatisation. To break the cycle of abandonment, abuse and neglect by empowering them to become healthy, happy and well-adjusted adults. This is part of the PSTP bicycle Distribution run by the Western Cape Government – Transport and Public Works, Cape Town in partnership with BEN, Pedal Power Association, Qhubeka Charity and Bike4All.
10 Bicycles were distributed to the Lamberts Bay CPF on Friday 20 November 2021. These bicycles were handed over through the Western Cape Government – Transport and Public Works, Cape Town Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme in joint partnerships with BEN, Pedal Power Association Qhubeka Charity Bike4All and Rooibos2Muisbos. Community Policing is a strategy aimed at achieving more effective crime control, reducing fears of crime, improving quality of life, and improving police service and legitimacy. These goals are achieved through a proactive reliance on community resources, seeking to improve crime causing conditions.
MEC Daylin Mitchell, Head of Western Cape Government Transport and Public Works was present to handover 20 bicycles to Grassy Park Baptist Church on Wednesday, 12th November 2021. This is part of the Provincial Sustainable Transport Programme that was initiated by the Department of Transport and Public Works to support the development and implementation of sustainable transport systems in the Western Cape, together with the Mobility Consortium consisting of Pedal Power Association, Qhubeka and Bicycling Empowerment Network.
Kuvabonelelwa Community Development organisation putting bicycles to good use! Kuvabonelelwa have a youth outreach programme whereby they collect food and deliver food parcels to the needy in Grassy Park. Kuvabonelelwa were afforded 15 bicycles on the PSTP bicycle distribution in March this year, proving that bicycles are perfect non motorised transport, saving fuel as well as many hours delivering food on foot. Congrats to the youth of the community who deliver the parcels. Western Cape Government Transport and Public Works Pedal Power Association, Qhubeka and Bicycling Empowerment Network.
At Inspire Life in Langa they inspire at-risk youth to turn their lives around for the better. They afford them Film Productions skills so they can tell their experiences and impact the world. The 12 bicycles they received in April 2021 have proven to be a tremendous draw card to bringing in more youth to their outreach programme. Bicycles do change lives! These bicycles were distributed through the PSTP bicycle distribution by the Western Cape Government Transport & Public Works Department, partnered with the Bicycle Consortium (Bicycling Empowerment Network), Pedal Power Association and !hubeka.
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