Christmas Appeal 2021
Please support our Christmas appeal, your donation will go towards sending bicycles to children and adults living in rural communities in Africa. Giving them greater independence and a better quality of life, through bicycle re-use.
Read below how your help can change even more lives like Naomi’s and Mr Shalimba’s.
Ways you can donate
On our website by following this link re.cycle.org/donate/
Over the phone 01206 617865
Send a cheque made payable to Re-Cycle Bikes to Africa, Unit 8, The Grove Estate, Colchester Road, Wormingford, Colchester, Essex CO6 3AJ
- Direct to our bank with a reference of Christmas appeal – Sort code 40-52-40 Account number 00011514
- Donate in lieu of a Christmas present for a loved one and we will send you a digital gift certificate for you to add a message and send to the recipient re-cycle.org/xmasvoucher
Thank you for your kind donation to our Christmas appeal, which is greatly appreciated and will enable the charity to continue changing even more lives in 2022.
Naomi lives in Zambia and works on a Macadamia Farm in Mpongwe as a Tractor Driver. Due to the distance from her home to work, she lives on the farm during the week and uses her Re-Cycle bike to travel home at the weekends.
Naomi also uses her bike to get around the farm when she isn’t driving her tractor as the farm is 500 acres and it enables her to travel around the farm quicker and more efficiently.
Since receiving her Re-Cycle bike, her journey home at the weekend, which is around 10 km on dirt tracks and in hot conditions, is much quicker.
Naomi is extremely grateful to have received her bike through Kaloko Trust who Re-Cycle work in partnership with.
Mr Shalimba is a manager at the Mushimbili Dam in Kapiri Mposhi – a Zambian town in the central province region. The dam serves the entire area of Kipiri which has a population of 57,000 people.
Mr Shalimba uses his bike to travel to and from work. There is no public transport and he doesn’t have any other form of transport so he uses his bike to travel the distance of 10km away each way on his bike, it takes him 45 mins compared to the 2 hours that it use to take him when he walked.