The Bike Project is a community of refugees, cyclists, mechanics and volunteers.
Our mission is simple: to take second-hand bikes, fix them up in our workshop and give them to refugees.
We also run group cycle training for refugee women in London and Birmingham. The lessons empower and inspire women to feel the freedom of their very own bike – perhaps for the first time in their lives.
As well as our charitable activities, we sell a proportion of our wonderful refurbished bikes to the general public through our online bike shop. Every single penny we make from bike sales is ploughed straight back into the charity. This much-needed cash injection helps secure our long-term sustainability – and that means even more refugees cycling!
Dan is a thoughtful and insightful expert. He provided really useful feedback about our proposition as well as helping me think through our business problem. He even had a fantastic new business idea for us that I will be following up on!
Jem Stein, Founder, The Bike Project