Baisikeli Ugunduzi: No Air, No Flats, No Problems

Baisikeli Ugunduzi's airless bicycle tubes put an end to flat tires for people who depend on bicycles in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Technology
$7,960USD
raised of $40,000 goal
20%
0 time left
This campaign started on Sep 30 and closed on November 09, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Fixed Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on November 9, 2012
Select a Perk
  • $10USD
    SEND A BODA BODA A MESSAGE!

    Put your own message to a boda boda on one milele tube. We will email you a photo and post them on our website.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    5 claimed

  • $30USD
    HANDCRAFTED MILELE JEWELRY!

    Show your support with beautiful earrings or a necklace handmade using one of our milele tubes and hand painted by Damascus, a Kitale artisan. If you donate $50, we will send both the earrings and the necklace. Expect some Baisikeli Ugunduzi stickers in the package.

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    19 claimed

  • $40USD
    A BAISIKELI UGUNDUZI HAT!

    Baisikeli Ugunduzi hats have made it to the list of perks. Wear your support with this adjustable green trucker hat sporting a BU patch. Also expect a few stickers in the package.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    5 claimed

  • $70USD
    A MINIATURE BODA BODA!

    Julius at Heshima Craft in Kisumu, Kenya will handcraft a miniature Baisikeli Ugunduzi boda boda bicycle out of upcycled Kenyan metals and wires. Great to display on a desk or mantle. Expect some Baisikeli Ugunduzi stickers in the package.

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    14 claimed

  • $150USD
    TUBES FOR PEOPLE IN NEED!

    We will make a pair of tubes especially for a boda boda, school child, or Kenyan aid worker as you decide. The message is on us. You will receive a thank you message from the recipient if you choose along with some Baisikeli Ugunduzi stickers.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    10 claimed

  • $250USD
    BODA BODA PHOTOGRAPHY!

    How about a boda boda print to display on your wall? You will choose from a few taken by the BU team in Kitale. It will have a small Baisikeli Ugunduzi logo. Expect some Baisikeli Ugunduzi stickers in the package.

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    7 claimed

  • $450USD
    MILELE TUBES: BUY 1, GIVE 1

    Your very own milele tubes and one set for a boda boda. We will ship you a pair direct from Kenya to work with any 1.5" tire (tell us your wheel size). Better yet, you will also donate one pair (the message is on us) and receive a thank you note back if you would like. How fun will it be to ride over nails and never get a flat? Tubes will ship with specially designed Baisikeli Ugunduzi valve hole covers and stickers for your bike. Expect some Baisikeli Ugunduzi jewelry in the package.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    MAKE IT A DOZEN!

    That is a pair of tubes sent to you and 10 tubes donated. Everything is just like above. If you don't need tubes yourself, you can choose to donate all 12. Expect some Baisikeli Ugunduzi jewelry and stickers in the package.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    1 claimed

  • $1,500USD
    VOLUNTEER WITH US!

    Be a part of the Baisikeli Ugunduzi team for a week. Work in Kitale, meet local boda boda and ride a boda boda bike, and have a traditional meal at a boda boda's house. You might build tubes, teach women to ride, fix bikes, or volunteer with boda boda. Work as hard as you want. Stay at a local resort until you head back or leave us to travel. Includes your own milele tubes and some surprises. Come after December 2012. If there will be more than one person, we can set a discounted rate for them.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 claimed

  • $4,000USD
    A BODA BODA BICYCLE!

    We will have a brand new boda boda bicycle completely outfitted for you. It will have a passenger seat all set for carrying people or loads and, best of all, it will be hand painted by a Kitale artist. We will package and ship this bicycle to you. This is your chance to be the only one to own the most iconic piece of transportation in Africa.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    VOLUNTEER / SAFARI WITH US!

    You will come to Kenya for two weeks and spend one week volunteering with us as above and we will add in a customized safari with TemboKanga Tours. Bruce will show you the best of Kenya by foot, bike, or safari van. You will have nice accommodations throughout your stay and take home a set of milele tubes, plus most of the other rewards. Price is per person and is available any time after December 2012. If there will be more than one person, let us know as we can set a discounted rate for them.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 claimed

Do you think this campaign contains prohibited content? Let us know.