Challenges along the way

It has been a tough week, I realized that this journey is going to be more difficult than I thought. I have passed out hundreds of flyers and talked with many business owners but I have not received any positive feedback yet. This has been a very valuable lesson because I can not take “No” as an answer. Most […]

First Donation from Riedon

Today I got my first donation from Riedon, a resistor company in Alhambra, California. They were very kind to donate $300! Thank you for everyone who donated, the orphans in Kenya will be very happy with their new bicycles!                                       […]

Cardboard Bicycle

I admire this inventor, his name is Izhar Gafni and he is a 50 year-old man from Isreal. I will try to contact him to see if his $20 cardboard bicycle can be used in Kenya for the orphans.

Looking for Sponsors!

Today Alex and I went to these local business to ask for their support: 1. Montrose Bike Shop2. Trader Joe’s3. Froyolife4. Starbucks5. Coffee Bean We are happy to say that Montrose Bike Shop, Trader Joe’s,and Froyolife are interested in helping us. Tomorrow we are going to talk to their managers to discuss our project in more depth. Wish […]

How to Donate!

1. Online: Go to the Machao Orphanage website and follow the easy instructions.2. Check: Write to Machao Orphanage Foundation and mail it to: P.O. Box 3856Glendale, CA 91221 USA 3. Non-Profit Tax ID Number: The Machao Orphanage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation qualified by IRS Determination Letter #17053328063023. Our EIN (tax ID) number is 81-0621107.

My Second Volunteer

Last week, Alex and I biked to the Griffith Observatory, it was a 30 miles ride, mostly uphill. The view from the top was absolutely amazing! Whenever I go biking, I seldom go alone. I like to bike with a friend so we can talk about various topics and make the ride more interesting. One of my […]

My First Volunteer

A bicycle I rented to go biking alongthe Malibu beach coastline. Today I asked my brother, Shawnt, who is 14 years old, to support Bikes 4 Orphanages. He is very talented with computers and programming, having recently built his own desktop computer. I asked him if  he can take care of the technological aspect of this project, […]

Operation: Bikes 4 Orphanages

Hi, my name is Sebouh and I am a 16 year old boy with a passion for cycling. My goal is to help share my passion with orphans around the world and inspire my friends to join me in this journey. Some of the children at the Machao Orphanage Foundation The purpose of this blog […]