I am thrilled to see that our local newspaper, CV Weekly, felt our story is a worthy news to be included in their print edition. I am hoping more teenagers will see this and get inspired to act. Thank you CV Weekly!
The group’s beginnings stem from a conversation between Bazikian and Dr. Carolyn Rowley, the director of the Machao Orphanage. He learned of the children’s struggle to get to school, and vowed to provide the orphanage with the bicycles they needed.
“I knew that there was no going back and that I had to do everything in my power to keep my promise,” explained Bazikian. “We made a promise and you have to keep your promises. I had to man up. It was a serious promise that I made and I wasn’t going to let 43 kids down.”