Shipments sent in 2013

Shipping  2013

updated 24 July 2013

At the begining of the year we set ourselves an ambitious target of sending 15 shipments in 2013 (we sent 9 in 2012). However this has now been revised upwards to 20.

 

 

January 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

Loaded on 10th January 
420 bikes loaded + 509 packages & items of spare parts
The 1st shipment of 2013
Grand total now = 10,043 bikes sent to VBP since 2003
The 26th shipment to BEN since 2003 

 

February 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

Loaded on 10th January at Twickenham Rugby Club
Bikes collected by Action Bikes donated by their customers
417 bikes loaded + spare parts
The 2nd shipment of 2013
Grand total now = 10,460 bikes sent to VBP since 2003
The 27th shipment to BEN since 2003 

 

February 2013 - Salvo Bikes, Mchinji, Malawi

Shipped 19th February - the 3rd shipment of 2013
433 bikes loaded + 449 wheels & tyres etc + 77 bags of spare parts
The 3rd shipment to Salvo Bikes since 2010
Grand total now = 1,345 bikes sent 

 

March 2013 - BEN, S. Africa

Loaded between 6th & 12th March - 4th shipment of 2013
507 bikes loaded - a record number
Bags and loose items of spare parts also packed
The 8th shipment to BEN since 2008
Grand total now = 3,253 bikes sent 

 

May 2013 - Kaloko Trust, Zambia

Loaded between 7th & 13th May - our 5th shipment of 2013
430 bikes loaded + 462 wheels & tyres etc + 80 bags of spare parts
The 5th shipment to Zambia from Re-Cycle since 2009
Grand total now = 1,994 bikes sent 

 

May 2013 - Glad's House Bikes, Mombasa, Kenya

Loaded between 21st & 24th May - our 6th shipment of 2013
407 bikes loaded
512 bags and loose items of spare parts also packed
The 8th shipment to Glad's House since 2009
Grand total now = 3,123 bikes sent

 

June 2013 - BEN, Namibia

Loaded between 18th & 24th June - our 7th shipment of 2013
449 bikes loaded
557 bags and loose items of spare parts also packed
The 8th shipment to BEN since 2005
Grand total now = 3,456 bikes sent

 

June 2013 - Ability Bikes, Ghana

Loaded between 25th & 27th June - our 8th shipment of 2013
401 bikes loaded
497 bags and loose items of spare parts also packed
The 4th shipment to BEN since 2010
Grand total now = 1,655 bikes sent 


July 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana 

Loaded on 6th July at Twickenham Rugby Club - our 9th shipment of 2013
Bikes collected by Action Bikes donated by their customers
408 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 28th shipment to VBP since 2003
Grand total now = 10,868 bikes sent

 

July 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana 

Loaded between 17 & 19 July at Colchester
Our 10th shipment of 2013 - our 127th in total
441 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 29th shipment to VBP since 2003
Grand total now = 11,309 bikes sent 

 

August 2013 - Glads House, Kenya 

Loaded between 2 & 9 August
Our 11th shipment of 2013 - our 128th in total
470 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 9th shipment to Glad's House since 2009
Grand total now = 3,593 bikes sent

 

September 2013 - Kaloko Trust, Zambia 

Loaded between 2 & 9 September
Our 12th shipment of 2013 - our 129th in total
450 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 10th shipment to Glad's House since 2009
Grand total now = 2,444 bikes sent

 

September 2013 - The Village Bicycle Project, Ghana 

Loaded between 19 & 26 September
Our 13th shipment of 2013 - our 130th in total
441 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 30th shipment to VBP since 2003
Grand total now = 11,750 bikes sent

 

October 2013 - The Wonder Years Centre of Excellence, The Gambia 

Loaded between 21 & 25 October
Our 14th shipment of 2013 - our 131st in total
460 bikes loaded and spare parts also packed
The 1st shipment to this new partner in The Gambia
Grand total now = 460 bikes sent

 

 

The next shipments will be to:

  

July 2013 - BEN, S. Africa (defered at partners request until January 2014)

October 2013 -  Mchinji Bike Project, Malawi (on hold)

November 2013 - BEN, Namibia

November 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

December 2013 - Glad's House Bikes, Kenya

December 2013 - Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

 

Summary of requested bookings 2013

1 x BEN, Namibia

2 x BEN, South Africa

3 x Glad’s House, Kenya

2 x Mchinji Bike Project, Malawi

1 x Ability Bikes, Ghana

4 x Village Bicycle Project, Ghana

2 x Kaloko Trust, Zambia

 

= Total 15