September is buy-a-bike month

September 2, 20181 min readLatest News

On the REECH calendar September is all about bikes. During this month supporters are invited to purchase a bike which will be given to a family with a disabled child living in rural Pursat, a large province in central Cambodia.

A bike can make the world of difference to a family with limited, if any transportation options. A bike enables veggies and other produce to be taken to nearby markets for sale; a sick baby to be taken to a medical clinic or a teenager to continue their education in a nearby high school.

Working in partnership with DDSP, the province’s largest provider of services to those with a disability, REECH gives away over fifty bikes each January. Most recipients never in their life imagined owning their own bike so to give one to such a family simply blows them away.

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