RIde for the Future - Bike for peace
Rock Urbike is a solidarity weekend in Fribourg! As part of the Ride for the Future - Bike for Peace project, solidarity was there to prepare furniture, bicycles, tools and machines to set sail. The day ended in Rock with Simon Clerc concert!
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In a good mood and sharing, the volunteers and friends of Urumuri are preparing the 80 bikes that will be sent to Rwanda as part of the training project for young people in the trades around the bike!
Dess came to help us fill the container. He had a lot of experience because it was not the first time he had prepared a container for Africa.
Nicolas keeps smiling despite the fatigue of these days and the unbearable heat in the container.
Gilbert tests the bicycles in order to send the good one to Rwanda which are possible to be repaired and which have remained in good condition.
Claude traveled all over Switzerland to collect bicycles, furniture, tools and machines from locals as part of the Everyone for All project.
Ruth works meticulously on the bicycles.
André shared his know-how with us at the bicycle storage place in Neuchâtel.
Jaques, bicycle and car mechanic, came to show the team how to prepare the bikes. We remove the pedals, the front wheel, turn the handlebars and attach it all to the frame! All that remains is to bring it to the container!
Tony, who runs the workshop in front of the Neighborhub at Bluefactory, came to support the project by preparing the bicycles for us!
Debora took care of cooking for all the volunteers at noon and with a smile. A friendly meal with lots of exchanges of experiences.
Chris arrived with his large toolbox and full of energy preparing the container.
Stephane and the volunteers
What joy after days of tireless work.
The van is in, now you just have to figure out how to get out in style.
At the storage space in Neuchâtel, Nelson preparing the bicycles.
A former mechanic, he shares this day with us with great team spirit.
Mohamed came at the last moment to help us stack all the bikes. What strength and dexterity!
Florian, Urumuri’s secretary but also a musician and rock singer, came to take care of the sound system for Simon Clerc’s concert.
The day ended in Rock with the artist Simon Clerc who shared his rich and varied musical repertoire with us.
Discover the Ride for the Future – Bike for Peace project to provide a better future for young people and give them the opportunity to learn.
Ride for the Future Bike for Peace
Ride for the Future – Bike for Peace is a training project for young people in jobs around cyclingand bicycle in Rwanda.
In 2023, twelve young people will follow a one-year apprenticeship in four sectors of activity, namely: carpentry, mechanics, welding and administration.