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Where We Work

Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya Malawi Zimbabwe Zambia Lesotho Nigeria The Gambia

Riders for Health work in sub-Saharan Africa, managing and maintaining vehicles for health-focused partners. Our expertise in transport management enables health workers to deliver vital healthcare to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis.

We currently have seven programmes in Africa. To find out more, click on any of the highlighted countries on the map to view that country's profile.

Malawi

Riders for Health currently manages 18 vehicles for Partners In Health (PIH) in the Neno district. With 10 motorcycles and eight four-wheeled vehicles managed by Riders, PIH provides HIV treatment and health care in communities across the district.

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Zambia

In Zambia, Riders for Health currently offers fleet management services in both Eastern and Southern Provinces through our offices and workshops in Chipata and Livingstone, respectively.

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Zimbabwe

Riders for Health is currently working with the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MoHCW) and other health partners in Zimbabwe to re-scale our operations across the country since the economic crisis and to identify new areas of need.

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The Gambia

In The Gambia, Riders for Health manages the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare’s (MoHSW) national fleet of health care vehicles using our innovative full-service leasing model. This means that The Gambia is the first country in Africa to be equipped with complete transportation coverage for its health service. For the first time, health workers are able to reach every village ensuring basic health care is delivered to even the most rural communities.

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Lesotho

Riders for Health began nationwide operations in Lesotho mobilising outreach health workers on motorcycles. This initial programme showcased Riders’ unique offering of managing and maintaining a fleet of vehicles used in health care delivery.

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Kenya

In Kenya, Riders for Health has offices in Nairobi and Kisumu. From our workshop in Kisumu, we currently offer fleet management services in western and central Kenya on an outreach basis and we’re looking to expand to new locations.

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Nigeria

Riders for Health runs workshops in Nigeria, partnering with local and international agencies to maintain their vehicles. We have recently started a pilot partnership to manage last-mile distribution of drugs direct from the regional medical store to health facilities in two states.

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82

Technicians

20

Workshops

833.2k

Kilometres travelled per month

11.8m

Population covered

Malawi program started 2010

2

Technicians

2

Workshops

211k

Kilometres travelled per month

0.1m

Population covered

Zambia program started 2009

5

Technicians

2

Workshops

107k

Kilometres travelled per month

0.2m

Population covered

Zimbabwe program started 1998

10

Technicians

4

Workshops

55.8k

Kilometres travelled per month

2.8m

Population covered

The Gambia program started 2002

34

Technicians

4

Workshops

190k

Kilometres travelled per month

1.6m

Population covered

Lesotho program started 1991

2

Technicians

1

Workshop

87.7k

Kilometres travelled per month

2m

Population covered

Kenya program started 2002

3

Technicians

1

Workshop

56.7k

Kilometres travelled per month

5.1m

Population covered

Nigeria program started 1999

26

Technicians

6

Workshops

125k

Kilometres travelled per month

Population covered