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Brazil: Viver de bike

Access to mobility

Brazil: Viver de bike

Train vulnerable youth in the art of repairing bicycles and encourage entrepreneurship and adoption of sustainable mobility

  • Status

    Ongoing

  • Location Sao Paulo

Through Viver de bike, Alstom Foundation and Aromeiazero Institute are seeking to create a cooperative and autonomous hub that will promote social development, healthy living spaces in poor communities and empower local people.

Viver de bike is an income generation and employability program with a focus on mobility. Around 90 students from poor communities will receive 60 hours’ worth of coaching on mechanics (on how to repair a bike) and entrepreneurship. Six open classes will be conducted for 600 people (100 per class) to encourage the use of non-motorized vehicles for professional and personal use.

Over time, we expect Viver de bike program to become a replicable social movement that is implemented in different territories across Brazil and in the world.

Partner: Aromeiazero Institute

  • Promoter

    Rossana Tommasi – Talent & CSR Director LAM

  • Duration

    12 months