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    School Kids

    Some things are just so simple… time and energy lost “footing” to school is often a deterrent to regular attendance. Particularly since so many children do not have access to proper nutrition or even regular meals. Even if they get to school, their ability to concentrate on their studies is greatly impacted.

    Enter the bicycle. Getting to school four times faster, with much less fatigue, can make all of the difference. Numerous studies have shown that simply possessing a bike for schooling leads to higher levels of literacy and basic learning. Completing primary education opens many more job possibilities and results in a less limited future.


    In a very real way, increasing mobility early on can make all of the difference. Ultimately,  a university education is easier to access and successfully complete.

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    We love the story of Mike and his three kids. Because Mike worked so far from home he had to leave very early in the morning and would get home late. Additionally, many days, one or more of the kids needed to support their Mom’s subsistence farming near home. When Mike had access to an ecoTruk he could drop his three boys at school and get to his job earlier…

    When the “distance affect” is removed, increases in student energy level are dramatic!