Empowering Auto-Rickshaw Drivers

Three Wheels United (TWU) is based on a three-pillar solution: fair loans to drivers enabling them to purchase their own auto-rickshaws, potential new marketing income streams and clean technology that lowers fuel costs and emissions.

Since their creation in 2010, Three Wheels United has over 700 registered drivers and have 120 new vehicles on the road.

Why you should care

There are an estimated 5 million rickshaws throughout India, and numbers are still growing: 2015 saw 50% year-on-year growth of rickshaw numbers. TWU provide a more secure way of life for drivers – they make drivers owners of their vehicles and encourage saving.

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