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    Article on World Bicycle Relief/Zambia

    From http://worldblog.msnbc.msn.com/archi...30/436585.aspx

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    It delivers tens of thousands of bicycles to the poorest people in the world. Why? Because simple transportation improves people’s lives more than you can imagine.

    All of a sudden, a child can get to school, a parent can find work, and a rural medical worker can reach eight families with AIDS. Farmers can transport extra corn. A father can walk one hour a day instead of seven. Emergencies can be dealt with. Neighbors can get a message. Income increases. Nutrition improves. All because people have wheels, and they can move. Think what your life would be without your car, and you get the idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngchen View Post
    From http://worldblog.msnbc.msn.com/archi...30/436585.aspx

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    It delivers tens of thousands of bicycles to the poorest people in the world. Why? Because simple transportation improves people’s lives more than you can imagine.

    All of a sudden, a child can get to school, a parent can find work, and a rural medical worker can reach eight families with AIDS. Farmers can transport extra corn. A father can walk one hour a day instead of seven. Emergencies can be dealt with. Neighbors can get a message. Income increases. Nutrition improves. All because people have wheels, and they can move. Think what your life would be without your car, and you get the idea.

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    So is a copy of Effective Cycling going with each bike... or did this just enable "tens of thousands" of "childish cyclists" (Forester's words)?

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