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founder and executive director for globalbike a non profit dedicated to connecting people to resources by using the transformative power of a bike. I love connecting the dots - great ideas to great needs - great people to great projects - I love all of that. I am passionate about sustainable but community based solutions.
Meena - got the profile worked out... here is the story about the globalbike - Safi collaborations.... most of our (globalbike) work is focused on relationships - building strong ones with partners on the ground in Tanzania, with bike suppliers, partners for our trips, all about solid relationships... This story is no different. One of the Safi team members is friends with a globalbike board member - they chatted and suggested that I learn about Safi's work. Once we started talking it was a clear fit - we have bikes and are committed to helping women gain access to resources they need to prosper (income generation, clean water, education - you name it.) We just helped launch a successful bike rental business in rural Tanzania and will launch another one in a month. This concept hit all the points we are looking for and we had good strong connections on the ground - something Safi was looking for. So that's the story -
Amy - glad to be on the team! As you know globalbike has been working in Tanzania for three years - focused on helping women gain access to resources they need with a bike. Having a business opportunity that could fit on a bike would be a win -win for you. I am excited to provide 5-10 bikes to you for the pilot. These bikes are already in Arusha, Tanzania.