Two-Wheel Drive

January 2010

Cycling for poverty

A project by Dutch couple Luuk Eickmans and Marieke de Wild is proof positive of the power of simplicity. Who would have thought the humble bicycle could be the key to a whole host of common problems in Africa, from poverty to death in childbirth. Yet it’s not a free-for-all mentality that keeps the wheels turning, but micro-credit and a design fit for purpose.
The COOP carrier BIKE
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