About Us: Changing Lives
Bicycle Riders International Cooperative Society (BRICS) is a community-based NGO that promotes cycling sports and related activities as vehicles for change in Yola, Nigeria. BRICS has made remarkable progress in a relatively short time. BRICS has trained over 20 kids to unicycle, established pen-pal writing correspondences with unicycling kids in the USA, fabricated unicycles locally (pictured, left) and started an advertising venture featuring Yola’s unicycling kids.
BRICS kids with Pen-Pal Letters from Cincinnati, Ohio USA
Our Vision: Giving Hope
In recognition of the invaluable asset youth are to the future prosperity, peace and sustainability of our community, BRICS is committed to cycling initiatives that honor and nurture the talents and abilities of Yola youth.
Isa and Marvelous training Ahmed (centered) to unicycle
Our Mission: Shaping the Future
In addition to having fun learning how to unicycle, our kids learn discipline, cooperation, leadership, responsibility and team spirit in a safe and nurturing space.
BRICS President Nuruddeen Nyako instructing youth on riding unicycles in formation.
BRICS students learning computer skills at the American University of Nigeria School of Information Technology and Computing
Advertise With Us
Unicycling is a new sport in Adamawa State and its eye-catching performances present an opportunity to generate revenue through various advertising platforms. BRICS unicyclist are available to perform at event including parades, grand openings, weddings and birthdays.
BRICS paid a visit to TVGotel as part of the 2014 Children’s Day Celebration. BRICS President, Nuruddeen Nyako and trainee Daniwa Gambo were featured in the breakfast TV Show, SAFIYA (May 27, 2014).
Bicycle Riders International Cooperative Society (B.R.I.C.S.)
23/24 Amana Shopping Complex
Lamido Zubairu Way
By Yola Model School Junction
Adamawa State, Nigeria
+234 814 188 6500
+234 807 209 1982