Bamboo Bicycle Modules

Problem to be solved: To Design Affordable Bicycles

By training rural Ghanaian communities in the art of bamboo bicycle manufacturing to provide an economic freedom, the root of Booomers lies not only innovative design but a social conscience with climate conscience with climate change mitigation and rural poverty alleviation among their primary goals.

Impact:

With a workshop building, about 20 young Ghanaian people were trained. The local bamboo is used for the frames. And all gains in Ghana are reinvested in social projects in the local communities. To produce high quality, affordable bamboo products which have both economic and social benefits to customers.

Designer: Booomers International
URL: boooomers.com
Country: Ghana
Year: 2012

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