Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Bicycle City

You don't need fuel. You don't need a well paved road.

What happens to an impoverished developing nation town when you flood it with 20,000 bicycles? You lift three times that number of people out of poverty. Pedals for Progress and founder David Schweidenback have been shipping used American bicycles to Rivas, Nicaragua for the last two decades and the transformation has been incredible


*STYLEBOOM* said...

ne kadar kucucuk bi fikir oysa ki.. ne kadar buyuk bir sey olmus! bunu derste seyrettirmem lazim mutlaka!