clockTime to watch: 07:05Posted on September 23, 2014

David Schweidenback

Rolex Laureate, 2000

By giving new life to used bicycles, David Schweidenback, who won a Rolex Award in 2000, is improving the lives of people in many developing countries. Pedals for Progress, the organisation he founded in 1991, has collected and exported more than 130,000 bikes – and has extended its activities to sewing-machines and new spare parts.

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