Attention Cyclists: Riding to Break the Cycle 2009

December 23, 2008

Vancouver, B.C. to Tijuana, Mexico OR Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey bike ride to raise funds and awareness about how microcredit can help developing world entrepreneurs lift THEMSELVES out of poverty. Deadline for applications is Friday, January 23, 2009.

Want to make a positive impact on the world? Interested in cycling the Pacific Coast or Europe?

Join one of the two 2009 tours where teams of 25 young people pedal from either Vancouver, B.C. to Tijuana, Mexico OR Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey to raise funds and awareness about how microcredit can help developing world entrepreneurs lift THEMSELVES out of poverty.

“An intensely powerful experience, a sharp reminder of what this was all about, the perfect wrap-up to a challenging journey of personal growth, and something none of us will soon forget.”
– Shawn Smith on the ride and visit to ADMIC, a microcredit organization in Hermosillo, Mexico

Two 2009 tours:
• Pacific Coast: cycle 3000km in seven weeks this summer, beginning May 31, 2009 from Vancouver, BC to Tijuana, Mexico
• Europe: cycle 4000km in eight weeks, beginning July 1, 2009 from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Istanbul, Turkey

Why join one of the two 2009 bike tours?
• Interact and educate communities along the way about microcredit and its power to help alleviate global poverty
• Join a mobile community of youth leaders while building enduring friendships
• Check out last year’s successful Pacific Coast bike tour at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx9cxUthhCM

The 2009 Rider Application Form is available at www.globalafc.org

Deadline for applications is Friday, January 23, 2009.

If you have any questions regarding Riding to Break the Cycle 2009, email info@globalafc.org or please visit: www.globalafc.org

Global Agents for Change is a BC based, youth-run, non-profit dedicated to youth engagement and creating sustainable solutions to global poverty. Global Agents for Change empower youth leaders and social entrepreneurs through education, projects, outreach and fundraising events. 

For Youth ages 18-30

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