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Ride for Gambia

Date: 03 June 2021 5:30 PM, Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

Celebrate World Bike Day by joining the Ride for Gambia in a symbolic bike journey from the Czech Republic to Gambia that will start on June 3, 2021, at 5:30 pm EDT, at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, DC, and finishing at the Embassy of Gambia.

Celebrate World Bike Day by joining the Ride for Gambia in a symbolic bike journey from the Czech Republic to Gambia that will start on June 3, 2021, at 5:30 pm EDT, at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, DC, and finishing at the Embassy of Gambia.


Through this ride, participants will support Gambian school-aged children, giving them a way to get to school. Donate to support the purchase of a public bike repair station for Jarumeh Koto School in Gambia, empower local children to service bicycles delivered from the Czech Republic, and win unique prizes, hand-made in Gambia. In addition, everyone who records his or her journey between the embassies in Cyclers, the Czech-made world's most powerful cycling app, will get a 4-month premium membership for free to enjoy all its features!

Can’t join the ride? You can still support the project by donating and cycling in your free time until June 10, 2021. Don’t forget to share your picture(s) with the #rideforgambia hashtag on Facebook.

This event is presented by the Embassy of the Czech Republic, in collaboration with the Embassy of Gambia and Czech Bikes for Gambian schools.

Event Details:
June 3, 2021, at 5:30 pm EDT

Starting Point: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Destination: Embassy of Gambia
5630 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

To participate in the event:
Make a donation and register for the ride at: 
https://www.kolaproafriku.cz/projekty/12-ride-for-gambia-roztoc-kola-pro-afriku
Length of ride: 3.2 miles (4 km) | 30 minutes   

Czech Bikes for Gambian Schools is a nonprofit organization based in the Czech Republic. The charity works in close cooperation with the Gambian Ministry of Basic & Secondary Education (MoBSE), focusing on mobility and education availability of Gambian children. The charity provides donated bicycles to needy children, trains school bike mechanics, and helps Gambian youth to elevate their lives. 

Cyclers is the world’s most powerful cycling app! Built using the unique, intelligent cycling navigation engine based on AI, Cyclers recommends safe, bike-friendly routes tailored to one's bike and route preferences.