Suspension Footbridges

Bridges to Prosperity

Suspension Footbridges provide safe connections over impassable rivers which makes employment, education and healthcare more accessible.

Product description Brand name and product description

Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) Suspension Footbridges are customized footbridges developed using local knowledge and materials to be locally appropriate and as cost effective as possible. B2P aims to provide isolated communities with access to necessary places over impassable rivers. These bridges provide rural areas with access to employment opportunities, education and healthcare.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

22 countries across Southeast Asia, Africa, Central and South America. These include:

Bolivia, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Nepal,  Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Rwanda, Sudan, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Zambia

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Bridges to Prosperity with the help of numerous universities, foundation partners and corporate partners.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Other bridge design companies such as Mannvit, U.S.Bridge, and Pioneer Bridges.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1: No poverty

Goal 4: Quality education

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Isolated rural communities restricted by an impassable river or water source.

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