Velokhaya Bicycle Empowerment Centre in Khayelitsha was February 2018. This is a joint project of BEN, Velokhaya, and internationally based Ubuntu. The Empowerment Centre is located at Velokhaya in their former offices which were converted and revamped by BEN. This would not have been possible without project funding donated by Udo Klempt and Patrick Mertens of Ubuntu and Sinclair’s Africa – THANK YOU. We would like to wish Mzolisi James, the newly appointed BEC, at Velokhaya all the success in his newly required business opportunity.


Let’s raise funds for BEN and sponsor our very own Founder of Bicycling Empowerment Network, Louis de Waal,

Louis is not only one of the FABULOUS 6 CYCLISTS who have competed in all Cape Town Cycle Tours since the introduction date in 1978, but he is fit and at 80 years old, is ready to cycle his 40th cycle tour. Nothing will make Louis happier than to raise funds for the NPO he created with such passion, and that has played such a huge part in his life bringing awareness to cycling and so much more ……….

Louis we are so proud of you. Let’s pay respect to Louis and sponsor this great achievement. We challenge you to make a cash donation or sponsor per km (R2/km equates to R218 for the competing in the 2018 CTCT)

Details for Payment :- Bicycling Empowerment Network, FNB
Bank, Account number 62034204082. Branch code 200409

Please use ref : Louis/cycletour/Name

Lets do this for Louis!

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