Ladybikes Program, Kenya (RAOAF)

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Summary:To train selected young women in Kenya to ride and maintain a motorbike and assist them in establishing their own taxi or courier business.
Challenge:In Kenya and other African countries there are millions of men riding motor bikes, as part of their means of employment as " Boda Boda" riders a cheap form of taxi, moving people and goods. In 2017, Bruce Foley could not find one woman riding a motorbike during his fifth trip to Kenya and started thinking about the employment opportunity for young single disadvantaged women this could allow.
Solution:To provide capital funding, training and operational resources to young disadvantaged African women.
Long term impact:Young women moving from absolute poverty to a sustainable living and improving their family and communities standard of living.
Sponsored by:Rotary E-Club Serving Humanity, District 9705
Endorsed by:Rotary Club of Nairobi Gigiri, District 9212
Other Partners:Rinya Academy School, Awendo, Kenya

Other details

Project number:30 of 2017-18
Manager:PP Bruce Foley
(H) 02 4943 7394
(M) 0401 309 127
Deputy manager:P Cameron McKern
(M) 0418 339 393

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