In 2006, the Riders Zimbabwe programme reached a milestone of ten years in operation. The impact of Riders’ services on the mobility of the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare has been incredible. Approximately 90% more health workers are now using vehicles to reach their communities, while the annual motorcycle fleet maintenance cost per thousand people reached by those health workers has dropped by 62%.
Read the report below to learn more and see photos from the work of Riders for Health in Zimbabwe!
March 14, 2006—The Skoll Foundation today announced it is awarding $13 million to recipients of the 2006 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship and $3 million to Ashoka for a partnership to help build the field of social entrepreneurship. Riders for Health received $765,000. Below you can read the press release from Riders for Health.
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