World Bicycle Relief launches urgent appeal for bikes for health workers in rural Africa

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World Bicycle Relief – who provide bikes as a reliable form of transport to health workers in rural Africa – have launched an urgent appeal for further donations in order to provide more of their Buffalo Bikes to the continent to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each Buffalo Bike – built specifically for carrying heavy loads on what is often difficult terrain – costs £108/US$138, while a tool kit to keep it running smoothly costs £36/US$46, although you can give as much or as little as you can afford.

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