Project #8794

Reach a mother in Kenya with 3 prenatal visits

by Riders for Health
Mar 21, 2012

New training school helps mobilize healh workers

Health worker mobilized by Riders
Health worker mobilized by Riders

Last year was filled with exciting developments at Riders, with one especially exciting development in Kenya.  Our
program 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.

Families reached with health care in Kenya
Families reached with health care in Kenya

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Riders for Health

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Riders for Health
Project Leader:
Jake Fuchs
Chicago, IL United States

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