Maya Pedal Bicycle Mill

Maya Pedal

Maya Pedal’s Bicycle Mill is a pedal-powered machine adapted to fit a manual grinding mill or a corn thresher.

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Bicimáquinas are pedal-powered machines that assist with a variety of jobs at home, on the farm, on the road, and in small businesses. Each bicimáquina is handmade in Maya Pedal’s workshop using a combination of old bikes, concrete, wood, and metal. Maya Pedal’s Bicycle Mill is a pedal powered machine adapted to fit a hand-powered grinding mill or a corn thresher. The most common use is for milling yellow maize, soya beans, and coffee.

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Maya Pedal is supported by a number of international organizations including Pedal Energy Development AlternativesBikes Not BombsWorking Bikes.

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Maya Pedal receives bicycles as donations from the U.S. and Canada and provides them at subsidized rates for less fortunate families. Interview with representative

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Goal 2: Zero hunger

Goal 8: Decent work and Economic growth

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Low-income families in Guatemala.Interview with representative

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