November 10, 2006

Pedaling for Water

A classic story relayed to us many month ago by Fred Sissinne, the former Mayor of Mount Rainier, MD, next to Washington DC, where we staged Cycle America 2000. This is the tale of a well in the Dominican Republic that serves the drinking water needs of a community made up of 400 people. It draws its water from the ground with the energy of a person pedaling a stationary bike.

Posted by mkreig at November 10, 2006 07:34 PM