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  • Recent Gifts Support Bamboo Bike Project Scale-Up

    Recent Gifts Support Bamboo Bike Project Scale-Up

    The work of the Bamboo Bike Project (BBP) received a boost from several gifts received over the summer from the Charities Advisory Trust, the Ripple Foundation, an enterprising donor who organized a benefit concert, and numerous others.  A recent New York Times article touted the benefits of bamboo bikes—including the economic advantages for workers in…

  • Bamboo Bikes Nearing Production

    Imagine creating an affordable product and a sustainable industry tailored to both meet urgent demand and use native materials. This is what the Bamboo Bike Project (BBP) is doing in Kumasi, Ghana. We’ve honed our bamboo bike design to be suitable for road conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, and created a system by which these bikes…

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  • Recent Gifts Support Bamboo Bike Project Scale-Up

    Recent Gifts Support Bamboo Bike Project Scale-Up

    The work of the Bamboo Bike Project (BBP) received a boost from several gifts received over the summer from the Charities Advisory Trust, the Ripple Foundation, an enterprising donor who organized a benefit concert, and numerous others.  A recent New York Times article touted the benefits of bamboo bikes—including the economic advantages for workers in…

  • Bamboo Bikes Nearing Production

    Imagine creating an affordable product and a sustainable industry tailored to both meet urgent demand and use native materials. This is what the Bamboo Bike Project (BBP) is doing in Kumasi, Ghana. We’ve honed our bamboo bike design to be suitable for road conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, and created a system by which these bikes…