The Alliance is delighted to welcome six new members that joined the Alliance recently.
Bicicultura, Chile, is a non-profit organization (OSFL), founded in 2006, based in the commune of Ñuñoa, Chile, working in sustainable mobility, which has been working for 13 years in Chile. It has vast experience working with the public, private, and social sectors. Its mission is to advocate for human-powered mobility as a right, so that road safety conditions are guaranteed so that every person walk or cycle safely and promote the mass use of bicycles and other cycles as a catalyst for social, environmental, economic, and cultural transformation to democratize and humanize urban public spaces, curb climate change, reduce pollution and vehicular congestion, and improve the quality of health and life of the population.
Hetch Foundation, India, was established in 2003 and is ISO 9001 : 2015 certified. It conducts many social cause and road safety awareness programs toward bringing awareness and behavioral changes in road users. It has started a humanitarian cause campaign “HarGhar Se EkSainik” which aims to have one person (“a soldier”) from every house to be part of the campaign. This soldier shall take the responsibility of “nearer and dearer not to be the next road traffic victim”. Hetch Foundation’s work aims to support reduction of, and eventually to end, road crash deaths.
Pathway, Bangladesh, is a global non-profit charity organization; which supports collaborative work and positive change around the world. Since 1992, Pathway has been consistently doing public welfare work. It carries out social service activities including health care, education programs, unemployment removal, road safety activities, assistance to the helpless and disabled, distribution of Iftar during Holy Ramadan, blood donation, climate change, anti-drug activities, standing by victims of any calamity, and improving the living standards of third gender people. Pathway conducts awareness seminars, rallies, distribution of leaflets, creation of digital campaigns etc. for road safety. It also provides financial, medical and legal assistance to road crash victims and their families. Pathway constantly explores road management through research and working to solve various policy problems of the government regarding the transport system.
Traffic Injury Research Foundation, Canada, founded in 1964, is a nonprofit charitable organization registered in Canada and the United States. TIRF’s mission is to be the knowledge source for safe road users and a world leader in research, program and policy development, evaluation, and knowledge transfer. Its vision is to ensure people around the world make it home safely every day by helping to eliminate road deaths, serious injuries, and related societal costs. TIRF supports the safe system approach and Vision Zero principles and works closely with practitioners in health, transportation, criminal justice, and other sectors to implement research in the real world. Its vision and mission align with the Alliance and fellow Members’ efforts to unite, empower and strengthen NGOs to stimulate collaborative advocacy, action, and accountability for road safety and road victims.
Parisar, India, is an NGO working in the field of environmental awareness, education, and action since its formation in the early 1980s. Its area of interest spreads across a wide range of subjects from nature conservation to sustainable development, everything that affects our ability to live on the earth- the air, the water, the quality of land- all that which contributes to our healthy planet and in turn healthy life. Since around 1995, Parisar’s work has concentrated on sustainable urban transport, for it recognizes that unsustainable transport policies and transport infrastructure are the foremost threat to urban environment and quality of life for majority of citizens.
Dr. Yusuf John Suberu Foundation, Nigeria, established in 2011 has a vision to seeks poverty eradication in Africa. It is focused on raising young African leaders that will be a source of inspiration to end poverty on the continent through Innovative and creative ideas. The Foundation is focused on investments and advocacy in education, training, and welfare aimed at providing real-time solutions to African needs. The core value of the Foundation is anchored on the principle of service, solutions, leadership, and mentorship. The works of the foundation are built on service to humanity as a solution provider to their needs.