The village of Michangulene is located in the administrative post of Changalene, in Maputo Province. It has more than two thousand inhabitants divided into two districts, Michangulene Sede and Mafavuca and in these neighborhoods there is no electric power since the house are far from the road where electric power boxes that distribute the power are located.
Created in 2005, AIDGLOBAL – Action and Integration for the Global Development is a non-governmental and a non-profit organization. In Mozambique, this organization is dedicated to the promotion of the access to books and the fight against illiteracy scope, mainly in the District of Chibuto.
Since 2017, CAM has been working to adopt a gender approach in all its areas of intervention. In 2018 began a continuous training program involving 11 leading women in the communities of the CAIA district, thanks to the support of the group of women of ideas sharing of Sofala-GMPIS.
Quelimane, also known as the city of bikes in Mozambique, is the capital of the province of Zambézia, in the center of Mozambique. Illiteracy, unemployment and crime are some of the major problems affecting young people.
The Associação Juvenil para o Desenvolvimento Comunitário, in the city of Beira located in the Sofala Province and aims to help the surrounding communities supporting Mozambican children increasing the level of knowledge, in the areas of preschool education, sexual and reproductive health and sanitation.
The Community Association for the Development of the Woman of Tsalala (AMTSALA) is located in the Matola district, in the administrative post of the city, in the neighborhood Tsalala. It was established in 2003 and legalized in February 2006 and is a Non Profit organization. The mission of the association is to help orphans (children), widows and single women living in extreme difficult situations.
Lauren and Rui dreamed up Mozambikes while on a road trip throughout Mozambique. They were struck with the unavailability of quality bicycles and challenges to accessing a bicycle at all. They had both moved to Mozambique in 2008 on short term projects, only to fall in love with the country and its people. When they devised the model for Mozambikes, they knew they had a powerful model for change and threw themselves into the challenge of building a business, mass distributing quality bicycles and fighting poverty.
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