Lease-to-own bicycle program improving lives in rural Uganda
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When forced to walk miles to access clean water, communities necessarily have less time and income to spend on other aspects of life, including essentials such as education and healthcare. Bicycles Against Poverty seeks to improve the standards of living for the many citizens of northern, rural Uganda by providing them with the means to more swiftly access important resources. The organization does this by providing bicycles on a lease-to-own basis. Paid in installments, the year-long lease is paid monthly. The total cost of a bicycle is USD 100, which covers the cost of the bicycle with a small mark-up…
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