Better Quality and Affordable Bicycles
Africycle is responding to the mobility needs of commuters in Zomba, Malawi, a District of 600,000 people. By overcoming supply chain restraints we are helping small scale bicycle entrepreneurs build the capacity to integrate a better quality and affordable bicycle. Improved mobility allows people to access their basic needs of life. The bicycles will not only help the users, but build businesses and stimulate economic growth in communities.
Africycle provides a variety of programs and services in Malawi that are helping provide greater access to mobility and supporting local communities. Africycle is a registered Malawian Trust.
Africycle Head Office, Malawi: 5 Miles, Zomba, on the M3 towards Blantyre
Mail Address: Private Bag 12, Zomba, Malawi
Phone: Sales, Service and Programs
+265 99 960 0986-
+265 88 876 2281-
+265 88 102 4319 –
+265 99 402 4852-
Email: [email protected]
Bicycle Maintenance and Repair Training Sponsorships:
Helping individuals and organizations become equipped with valuable skill-sets that will greatly reduce mechanical failure of bicycles and allow people to continually use their bicycle to the best of its ability. this training program has demonstrated to reduce mechanical problems by 60% and the cost of expensive repair. Training programs can be offered for individuals or to large groups. Include training manuals, tools, hands on learning and support. Contact Africycle Malawi for Details
Africycle is working with organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities. We are helping offer a valuable mode of transportation that can greatly increase capacity. Many people are making a huge difference to their country but struggle with even basic means of transportation to deliver these vital services. Africycle is helping these people get to communities by donating bikes. They are now able to reach more people, more often and take care of basic daily responsibilities that if left, leave many people struggling to survive
Africycle provides funding through the sale of bikes to generate funds that support local community development projects. In addition to funds raised by donors, Africycles programs are able to help smaller community based organization address real local needs in our community. Africycle is able to support these programs through bicycle and training donations as well as with financial contributions. Africycle works with Grace Orphan Care to provide funding that helps support over 250 extremely vulnerable and orphaned children. In addition to Grace, Africycle supports up to 20 organizations with bicycle donations annually
Africycle works diligently to build the capacity into the local bicycle industry of Malawi. Our approach is integrating better quality bicycles at an affordable cost that allows more people to gain access to bicycles. The importance of bicycles in Malawi is paramount with over 80% of the population utilizing a bicycle as their primary mode of transportation.
Business Training and Support
Africycle is bringing valuable experience and technical expertise to the bicycle industry of Malawi. Helping to establish solid infrastructure that supports the growing need for bikes. Africycle is providing leadership and management training for local entrepreneurs, helping them to establish systems and confidence to manage growth. We are providing the tools and training necessary to integrate new technology, allowing Malawians to become leaders in the bicycle industry. Africycle is building strategic networks and partnerships within Malawi to stimulate change and growth of the bicycle sector.
Qualified Technician Training
With access to newer technology, new opportunities exist for training and equipping individuals to service and maintain bicycles. Africycle is providing materials for structured training programs and certification for qualified technicians. This creates meaningful employment opportunities for skilled workers, and builds a more professional bicycle industry, resulting in better products and services for all.
Social Enterprising: Community Development
Africycle operates under a social enterprise structure, where revenue is reinvested into the community to help support projects with limited resources. Not only are locals able to get a more affordable and quality bicycle, they know their purchase will also help support their local community. Africycle has been working with the local community since the beginning. Our project was started after connecting with a local man who had a heart for orphans and other vulnerable children. Africycle started by building a facility in Zomba that has grown from supporting 20 children to more than 250 children. The Africycle shop in Zomba continues to fund the operation of Grace Orphan Care, while Grace works toward self-sustainability.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Africycle offers a variety of bicycles refurbished to new condition. Bicycles include.
26″ Mountain Bikes
24″ Mountain Bikes
27″ Road Bikes
Africycle is introducing a line of custom mountain bikes in 2013. Details will be coming soon. Bicycles will be a high quality and durable mountain bike.
Ulendo: 18 Speed 26″ Mountain Bike, high range and upgraded components
Basic training: Training individuals or groups in basic maintenance and repair techniques
Advanced: Training Qualified mechanics. Providing tools and professional training
Repair: Repairing all bikes including high end imports
Capacity Building: Working with organizations to reduce transport cost and create mobility solutions
Please contact Africycle Malawi for pricing and details:
+265 99 960 0986- Sales, Service and Programs
+265 88 876 2281- Sales, Service and Programs
+265 88 102 4319 – Administration