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We call our fundraising events “ForQhubeka” because you really can do anything you like for Qhubeka. While we run certain organised campaigns and offer various toolkits for our supporters, we’re always thrilled by the creativity and passion of our supporters, and we encourage you to fundraise in whichever way best suits you.

About Qhubeka

Qhubeka is a global charity that moves people forward with bicycles in Africa. People earn bicycles through our programmes, improving their access to schools, clinics and jobs.

A bicycle is a tool that helps people to travel faster and further, to generate income and to carry more. In the face of extreme and persistent poverty, bicycles can change lives by helping to address socioeconomic challenges at the most basic level – helping people to get where they need to go.

Why “Qhubeka” and why bicycles?

Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means “to progress”, “to move forward”. Bicycles help people move forward. With a bicycle, a person can travel faster and further, and carry more. Bicycles help people to change their lives. They are an accessible, reliable, affordable form of personal transport.

Qhubeka SHIFT

A SHIFT is a Qhubeka bicycle project that aims to distribute 5 000 bicycles per year into a specific geographic area for five years, with the aim of helping to SHIFT the entire community forward.

We measure the success of our programmes by their sustained impact over a decade. If we return to an area after 10 years, our hope is that we will find fresh Qhubeka bicycle tracks on the ground.

Our programmes

People earn bicycles through Qhubeka’s different programmes.

Our programmes are based throughout South Africa, predominantly in our SHIFT regions, and are implemented in communities by Qhubeka’s partners.

Questions?

If you get stuck or you have any questions about fundraising for Qhubeka, please email helpdesk@qhubeka.org.

For more information please visit www.qhubeka.org

Thanks again for choosing to raise funds for Qhubeka!


The Qhubeka Team

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Fundraisers

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    Niels Ruijter

    US$15,183 raised

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    Ronnie Schildknecht

    US$10,178 raised

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    Terence Goodlace

    US$9,978 raised

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    Diane Best

    US$5,924 raised

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    Charl Muller

    US$3,095 raised

54 Fundraiser projects

Donations

  1. Chris

    3 Days ago

    R500.00
  2. Andrew van der Hoven

    30 November

    R500.00
  3. LAE GOVINDASAMI

    30 November

    R100.00
1,541 Donations

Fundraiser projects

54 Fundraiser projects

6 Year MoBro turned Qhubeka #SAVEorSHAVE

By Charl Muller

To change one's life, one needs access to Opportunities!To some of us this sounds simple, but to ...

100% Completed
R53,245 raised
R50,000 Target
0 DAYS

Qhubeka1000 Challenge SA

By Brian Andrew

After doing a 850km charity ride over 9 days early in 2022, I decided to push the boundaries and ...

0% Completed
R0 raised
R200,000 Target

Kado Mel 40!!! voor Qhubeka Charity

By Jan-Jaap Visser

Dit goede doel is een mooie combi van dingen die Mel leuk vindt: fietsen en mensen helpen (e...

100% Completed
€350 raised
€300 Target
0 DAYS

Ride for Arthrogryposis

By Dayne Sage

Hi all! I need your help. I'm taking part in Cape Town Cycle Tour 2022 to raise money for Qhubeka...

100% Completed
R7,000 raised
R5,000 Target
0 DAYS