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Reinvention Wheels, Inc.

Joined in May 2012

About Us

For more than a billion people on the planet, foot travel is the only means of transportation, contributing to our greatest health, economic and social crises. The mission of Reinvention Wheels is to promote self-sufficiency and quality of life for disadvantaged people and communities through the empowering capabilities of bicycles.

What We Do

Serving disadvantaged people in the U.S. and developing nations who lack adequate transportation, our bicycle programs:

  • Equip health workers to expand the reach and speed of patient care,
  • Allow teachers to travel to rural villages,
  • Outfit micro-businesses to deliver food and water products, and
  • Enable family income earners to commute to work.

Vehicles for Change

In developing nations, lack of transportation is a social epidemic. For large populations living in isolated rural regions, many people travel long distances to earn between $1 and $5 per day (USD). Combine these two circumstances and it is understandable why a bicycle is a rare luxury. Bicycles are an economically powerful vehicle for social change because they are:

  • Transportable en masse
  • Versatile for carrying items
  • Maintainable with minimal skill
  • Enormously valuable on a cost-benefit basis, and
  • Sustainable with a long-term useful life.

Join the Movement

Our model of Synergy for Significance is born of our belief in social enterprise and a premise that, with a little ingenuity, doing good things for ourselves can also do good for others. Learn more about our Mechanix bicycle-building workshop, a collaborative activity that builds teamwork among co-workers and builds bicycles for communities and people who deserve an opportunity for self-sufficiency.

For more than a billion people on the planet, foot travel is the only means of transportation, contributing to our greatest health, economic and social crises. The mission of Reinvention Wheels is to promote self-sufficiency and quality of…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Health & Medicine
  • Poverty

Location

  • 3200 Cobb Galleria Parkway
    Suite 299
    Atlanta, GA 30339

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