Riders’ primary focus is on healthcare delivery. A lack of reliable transport for health workers is one of the major barriers to improving global health.
Riders contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 – Riders’ primary focus is on giving access to healthcare for remote communities. A lack of reliable transport for professional health workers is one of the major barriers to improving global health.
5 – Riders strive for gender parity with women employed at all levels within the organisation, from leading our organisation as country directors to less ‘traditional’ roles including workshop technicians.
6 – Outreach health workers mobilised by riders ensure safe, clean drinking water is available to remote communities and schools within the countries it operates.
8 – Riders is an African led organisation and employs nationals of the country it operates it.
11 – By showing the benefits of what a well managed fleet of vehicles can achieve and training drivers and riders in maintenance and road safety, Riders contributes to road safety.
17 – Riders partner with government ministries, local and international organisations and is a member of Catalyst2030; a group of social entrepreneurs who promote partnerships to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.The frailty of the health system throughout Africa is in large part attributable to the lack of reliable appropriate and predictable transport. Throughout the continent, it’s common to see sick people and even women in labour using donkey carts, wheelbarrows or even by carrying family members for many miles on their backs so they can reach a medical centre or hospital.