20 000th bicycle from Pedales for Progreso to Nicaragua

The 20,000th bicycle to arrive in Nicaragua as part of the Pedals for Progress program of recycling bicycles is destined for EcoTec S.A. in Jinotepe. The used bicycles collected in the United States help to alleviate the grave transportation problem and are bought by all sectors of society, from students, housewives, industrial workers, farmers, to ambulant vendors. Besides distributing the bicycles, EcoTec also organizes bicycle races that are extremely popular among children and youth.

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