An estimated 1.2 billion people live in rural poverty cut off from markets, schools and clinics. With such an immense global need for sustainable transport, there's no shortage of opportunities for bicycles to make a big difference in the lives of the rural poor.

We encourage you to check out the following organizations, which share our passion for mobility for good for every person on the planet.

Bamboosero www.bamboosero.com

BEN (Bicycle Empowerment Network) www.benbikes.org.za

Bicycles Against Poverty www.bicyclesagainstpoverty.org

Bikes for the World www.bikesfortheworld.org

Bikes Not Bombs www.bikesnotbombs.org

Bicycles Without Borders www.bikeswithoutborders.org

Cycling Out of Poverty www.cyclingoutofpoverty.com

Global Alliance for Ecomobility www.ecomobility.org

Institute of Transportation and Development Policy www.itdp.org

Interface for Cycling Expertise www.i-ce.n

Biketown Africa www.biketownafrica.org

Pedals for Progress www.p4p.org

Pedal Power Association www.pedalpower.org.za

Project Rwanda www.projectrwanda.org

Re~Cycle www.re-cycle.org

Riders for Health www.Riders.org

Working Bikes Cooperative www.workingbikes.org

World Bicycle Relief www.worldbicyclerelief.org

Uvumbuzi www.uvumbuzi.org

First African Bicycle Information Organization (FABIO) www.fabio.or.ug

Practical Action www.practicalaction.org