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Construction of a bicycle workshop

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Construction of a bicycle workshop out of a container in Jinja, Uganda.

Georg S. from First African Bicycle Information OrganisationWrite a message

We as FABIO - First African Bicycle Information Organisation (www.fabio.or.ug) want to construct our own bicycle workshop in Jinja, Uganda!
The workshop will make us more independent from donations and ensures the sustainability of our NGO.
We will ship a container with donated bicycles from Europe. They will be given out at very low price to the poorest population to empower them to help themselves.
Next to the container(used as warehouse for bicycles) we want to construct the workshop. A roof will protect employees and bicycles from rain and the intense sun. 2 working spaces will be located in the full equipped workshop. These 2 jobs are being created by FABIO and with your support!
The shipping cost for the container are very high (3500€) and on top of it we will have to pay import tax(2000€) that are very high in Uganda. The taxes seem to protect local businesses but there is no bicycle industry in Uganda...
Please help us to fund this project so that we can focus on our vision: bicycles as a sustainable tool to fight poverty in Uganda.

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