[The Power of Bicycles] is raising much needed funds for World Bicycle Relief by participating in Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 2018. World Bicycle Relief mobilises people in rural areas in developing countries where the main mode of transport is walking. Children have to walk up to 12km to school to get an education. Often it is a difficult and even dangerous journey. Healthcare volunteers walk up to 18km to make 3 patient visits. Yes, villages rely on healthcare workers to visit them rather than making a quick trip to the medical centre. Farmers without a bicycle carry milk to the Dairy Co-op or produce to the markets with wheelbarrows. Their journeys are also often over 12km. The work of World Bicycle Relief is really important - giving people the chance of an education helps ending the cycle of poverty and disease. Mobilising people by simply giving them a bicycle gives them the opportunity to attend school, increases healthcare and economic development. You can help, too! Please donate and share this page. Any amount you can give makes a difference! Thank you for your generosity and support!