Rural mobility is an essential element to achieve the SDGs. More than a billion people in rural developing regions lack access to reliable roads and affordable transportation hindering economic & social development in regions where distance is a barrier. World Bicycle Relief (WBR) is a catalyst for change, helping people in need realize their goals by providing access to education, markets, health facilities & vital services with the tool they need to thrive. Equipped with a purpose-designed, high-quality Buffalo Bicycle, students, health workers & entrepreneurs create opportunities for themselves, their families & communities.
By working with partners, training local mechanics, providing market-based access to spare parts & nurturing community ownership of programming, WBR supports long-term impact & a vibrant mobility support network. To date: 557,000+ bicycles delivered; 2300+ field mechanics trained.