David Peckham, Founder

David Peckham  founded VBP in 1999, and has dedicated his life to providing sustainable bicycle transportation in Africa. He has directed hundreds of containers of bikes from rich countries to poor countries. Dave started bike repair programs in Ghana and Sierra Leone that train people in basic bike repair, while giving our students bikes for less than half the regular local price.
In 2016, Dave retired as Executive Director, though continues on as President of the Board of Directors of VBP.  Dave lives in Boise, ID.

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