We’ve written about a few different efforts to help disadvantaged people in Africa by providing refurbished second-hand bikes from the developed world. Unlike such initiatives from Baisikeli and Bikes for Africa, however, Worldbike designs and distributes brand-new bicycles that are inexpensive and built specifically to withstand harsh rural conditions. (more…)
Facebook may have 350 million or so users, but there are still plenty of friends and loved ones out there who can’t connect online. We’ve already covered UK-based Peggy Mail, which lets Facebook users sent printed postcards to their offline friends, and now there’s News from YOUs, which goes a step further by enabling them to send a complete, personal newsletter instead.