Global Activism: Repaired bikes provide economical means of transporation in developing countries

April 21, 2011

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(Courtesy of Working Bikes)
Working Bikes had attended previous Global Activism Expos.

On this week's Global Activism, we decided to catch up with one of the 90 some groups that will be at the Global Activism Expo on April 30.

If you show up at the Expo with an old bike to donate, it's certain to put a smile on the faces of the Working Bikes folks. The Chicago-based group takes old bikes, fixes them up and sells them at their warehouse in Pilsen. They also send donated bikes to people who need them in the developing world.

Working Bikes board memeber Sue Shannon and general manager Raul Gonzales give us an update on their organization.