Considering that bicycle is a very reliable means of transport in Malawi more especially in rural areas. MAT with the help of Drop Of Compassion has distributed 162 bicycles in Mangochi T/A Bwananyambi. This bicycles were distributed in four villages: Nsomba, Mikundi, Masuku and Kwiputi. Bicycles were distributed to Students, Teachers, Community leaders and the needy on 12 August, 2022.
Problems faced before distribution of bicycles:
- Students were walking long distance to get to school which lead to more school drops.
- Teachers were walking long distance to work so they were not motivated and it leads to frequently absence to work.
Solutions that have been brought:
- It has ease mobility challenge among the vulnerable groups.
- It has improve the social economic status of rural communities through bicycle taxi business.