Hey everyone, if you don't know, Bici-tec is the latest project of Carlos Marroquin (formerly of Maya Pedal). They do amazing work in Guatemala and have just started taking applications for their 2015 program. Highly recommended, Carlos is an amazing teacher. Here's more from them:
School of Appropriate Bici-Technology in San Andrés Itzapa, Guatemala is
now accepting applications for the first session of our training
program in 2015, which will run from February 2nd to April 3rd 2015. Join us to learn how to build bicycle machines and grow the movement of appropriate bici-technology!
program offers training in the design, fabrication and installation of
bicycle machines, such as bicycle-powered corn grinders and water pumps.
These bicycle machines are an affordable and environmentally
sustainable technology that increases rural productivity and furthers
rural development. The economic opportunities offered by bicycle
technology can lead to the autonomy and empowerment of rural and
indigenous families and communities worldwide.
is a hands-on learning experience facilitated by Bici-Tec founder
Carlos Marroquin, a world leader in pedal-powered technology. Carlos
comes to the program with over fifteen years experience in design,
construction and implementation of bici-technology. International and
Guatemalan students will study side by side in this hands-on program. We
are now accepting applications through December 1st for this exciting program!
you’re interested in attending the Bici-Tec School of Appropriate
Bici-Technology at a different time, stay tuned for more information
about our Summer 2015 session!
Visit our website for more information and to apply – www.bicitec.org
Follow us on Facebook – www.fb.com/bicitecGT
Email us with any questions – firstname.lastname@example.org
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