In the 15 years since we started Bicycles for Humanity and iEmpowerment, we have never met a person who has dedicated their life more to the sport of cycling and helping the youth of Africa than David Kinjah,he is not only a world class cyclist, a coach with extraordinary skills, but he is also a person of great vision and humility. We are honored to be a partner of David’s and the Safari Simbaz and we share his vision. David’s value’s and work ethic align perfectly with those of the Paul’s Peloton global team and together we think we can not only create world class cyclists but more importantly, world class humanitarians.We are excited to join David and the Sambaz and we hope you share our dream and values and want to join us on this journey to change cycling and ,Lead Africa forward through Cycling.
Safari and Simba are Swahili words . Safari means” a journey” and Simba is a “lion”.
The “Safari Simbas “ name therefore denotes the journey that we wish our participants to take with the a Lion’s spirit – courageous ,strong, determined , disciplined and dedicated team players .
David also see’s clearly how bringing his program together with a new model of education, opportunity and empowerment can benefit all and lead Africa forward on many fronts. Paul and I and the rest of the Paul’s Peloton team are inspired to join David on this journey and we hope you do as well and if you are not sure, please contact David at . [email protected]
As a cyclist, member of a cycling club or the owner of a cycling shop, there are many things you can do and we encourage you to join Paul, I and David on this incredible journey. Below are a few suggestions, if you have your own ideas, great, just let us know.
Ways to help the Safari Simbaz as members of the Paul’s Peloton and Safari Simbaz global team
Organize a Bicycles for Humanity Chapter and send a container of 500 bikes to support the growing Simbaz program.
Collect road and mountain cycling clothing, shoes, helmets and spare parts and ship them to the Simbaz by joining Matt Bremmeier’s, African Kit Appeal Program
Organize a fundraising event to help cover the costs of the program and travel for the cycalists.
Invite Paul or David to attend your charity event or ride to help raise funds and promote the cause.
Join David or bring all your team to a high altitude training camp in Kenya organized by the Simbaz
Promote the Safari Simbaz and Paul’s Peloton logo’s on your uniforms.
The Safari Simbaz and David are also a key part of the Mt Kenya Epik a world class mountain bike race in Kenya. Bring your friends and compete, while experiencing real Africa.