Pedals For Progress
Rating: 4.5 stars 12 12 reviews
Environment, International, Economic Development, Microfinance
Box 312 High Bridge NJ 08829 USA
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.
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I am interested in getting involved but can't seem to find out any reporting information about this organization. The BBB 'giving review' states that this organization refuses to adhere to its giving standards. Why is this? Also when I went to Charity Navigator, I was not able to find this organization listed or rated. Can anyone help me with this? We have a free bicycle clinic at our church. We fix bikes and give free bikes away. I would be interested in getting involved in something like this, but I need some accountability?
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I have not been involved but I am interested.
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I would make sure that is got a good rating with the BBB charity given guidelines and also woudl get registered with Charity Navigator. Open the books!