Bicimáquinas are pedal-powered machines that assist with a variety of jobs in the home, on the farm, on the road and in small businesses. So far, we have developed several original designs that have proven to be both functional and economical.
Maya Pedal is renowned for innovative pedal machines made with bicycles; water pumps, corn mills, grain mills, coffee grinders and more. Cyclists receive a free night with their tent on the property at the Maya Pedal.
BICYCLE MACHINES CREATED
DAYS WORKING AND CREATING
Over 100,000 families in Guatemala lack clean water.
Neighboring countries report similar numbers.
Malnutrition effects more than 30% of children. Farm families live on about $ 5.50 per day and many children perform manual labor instead of attending school. Many attempt dangerous migration to the USA seeking farm work.
The Maya people may be the last best change to preserve indigenous culture in the world. The Maya culture, its archeology, arts, crafts, agriculture and customs have survived 500 years of colonial rule and 36 years of civil war, yet today, adapting to 21st century is the greatest challenge in the Mayan’s long history.
Maya Pedal, for over 20 years, provides solutions. Proven, effective and simple solutions
Maya Pedal’s relationship with Rotary is primarily related to clean water. This international organization has 1.2 million members.
AGRAPTO produces and markets shampoos from aloe, chamomile, basil, rosemary, rose, horsetail, noni, etc. . They use bicycle blender from Maya Pedal to manufacture their products.
Is a Guatemalan NGO in Santa Lucía Lachuá, Alta Verapaz and 34 surrounding communities of the Maya Q’eqchi’ heritage. Clean water and maize harvest and processing is the primary focus for Maya Pedal and ADAWA
Is the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations which leads efforts to defeat hunger. FAO in Chiquimula recently asked Maya Pedal to develop a machine to assist jute fiber extraction from agave leaves. Other machines are planned.