David Schweidenback

2000 Laureate, Applied Technology
United States, Born 1952

pdls4@comcast.net

Pedals for Progress Commercial

April 27, 2015

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Spring 2015 InGear Newsletter

March 28, 2015

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Spring 2014 Letter to Supporters

March 17, 2014

March 10, 2014 Dear Friends of P4P, I hope you enjoyed the stories in our newsletter.  Theyíre just a small sample of the great number of of people who were aided last year by our efforts.  These people were successful in their own right because...

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Spring 2014 InGear Newsletter

March 17, 2014

The Spring 2014 issue of InGear the Newsletter of Pedals for Progress is now up on our website: http://www.p4p.org/?page_id=175 .   ...

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Summer INGEAR is now on-line

June 19, 2012

Please take a moment to read our Summer 2012 Newsletter. http://www.p4p.org/?page_id=175 ...

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Enterprise on two wheels

July 25, 2011

David Schweidenback is exuberant. He’s just arrived home in New Jersey in the United States from Tirana, Albania, where one of the world’s poorest nations appears about to pull off a feat that has eluded societies far wealthier and more technically advanced: to run a public bike-share scheme...

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Putting recycled bikes to work around the world

March 1, 2011

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Pedals for Progress (P4P), David Schweidenback, a Laureate of the 2000 Rolex Awards, can safely say that he has reached his goal of helping to create a “bicycle society” in the developing world. Two decades after the former carpenter and Peace Corps...

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Looking back at twenty years, and looking ahead to next twenty.

February 10, 2011

During the looming Persian Gulf crisis of 1990, after Iraq invaded Kuwait, demand for my carpentry skills dried to a trickle. I needed work, or at least something to do. I decided that if I couldn’t find gainful employment I could at least volunteer to try to...

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Treadles for Progress?

August 18, 2010

At Pedals for Progress, we recycle bikes. It is the core of our operations and it always will be. But there have been times we’ve shipped other recycled materials overseas, stuff like computer equipment or sports gear. One of these sidelines that’s closest to my heart is our...

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Pedals for Progress opens new partnership in Albania

July 23, 2010

Pedals for Progress opens a new partnership with PASS Albania, click on the link to read more: http://www.p4p.org/pass.html. Albania is one of the poorest countries in Europe, and one of the forgotten ones. I think there is a lot of work we can do here with a committed...

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