Last year was filled with exciting developments at Riders, with one especially exciting development in Kenya. Ourprogram there is now home to our second professional driving school, a state-registered center in Kisumu. Here we offer training courses that provide health workers and program staff alike with the necessary skills in riding, driving, maintenance, and trip planning.
With Riders-managed transportation, outreach health workers in Kenya have the capacity to reach villages located up to 50 miles away, rather than the 12 miles or less that they could before when walking, cycling or using public transport. This means that health workers can reach more mothers, more often, to provide essential health care services, including prenatal visits. By offering this support, Riders can help to make sure that potential problems are identified early and that women have access to the information and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy.
Thanks to the help of our supporters, we are making a positive impact on health care delivery in Kenya.
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