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by Shane Stokes
November 8, 2017
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Distance, dangerous routes and cultural expectations stand between many students in Sub-Saharan Africa and their educations. For example, Muslim girls in this area of rural Kenya are traditionally not allowed to ride. However, after the giving of 122 bicycles to students at the Umoja Secondary School, a group of them decided to challenge these constraints and to use the machines. This in turn has changed the perception of others towards them, creating a new empathy and understanding. See here for more details.