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Causes: Economic Development, Environment, International, International Economic Development, Microfinance, Recycling, Unknown

Mission: The mission of Pedals for Progress is to:  1. enhance the productivity of low-income workers overseas where reliable, environmentally sound transportation is scarce, by supplying reconditioned bicycles; 2. promote self-sustaining bicycle repair facilities [overseas], employing local people; 3. provide leadership...throughout North America for the recycling of bicycles, parts, and accessories; 4. reduce the volume of bicycles, parts, and accessories flowing to U.S. landfills; 5. foster environmentally sound transportation policies that encourage widespread use of bicycles worldwide; and 6. foster in the North American public an understanding of, and a channel for, responding to the transportation needs of the poor in developing countries.

Geographic areas served: world wide

Programs: Pedals for progress's primary exempt purpose is to supply, via charity partners overseas, reconditioned and used bicycles to low-income families in need of affordable transport for productive purposes.

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