Project #825

Reach the unreached! Delivering care in Africa

by Riders for Health

In Zimbabwe, GlobalGiving donors have been supporting the training of Environmental Health Technicians (EHTs) in riding and the basic maintenance of motorcycles. Riders would like to thank all the donors on GlobalGiving for allowing us to complete this training and give EHTs the transport they need to reach their communities, day in, day out.



"I hope the bike will go a long way in serving people in hard to reach areas". Stephen Matiza, Zimbabwe.

In Zimbabwe, GlobalGiving donors have been supporting the training of Environmental Health Technicians (EHTs) like Stephen in safe riding and motorcycle maintenance. This report provides feedback on the impact this will have on rural communities across the country.

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With the support of GlobalGiving donors, Riders for Health has been working to reduce the isolation of communities in rural Zimbabwe by increasing the mobility of health workers and other basic service providers.

Read the full report to find out more about what you are helping us to achieve in Zimbabwe.

At the end of 2007, we also relaunched our website to bring you more up to date news from our field programmes. Visit to find out more!



Riders for Health’s teams in Africa are made up entirely of nationals of the countries in which we work. In Zimbabwe, GlobalGiving donors are helping to support the training of community nurses in vital motorcycle-riding and maintenance skills. Here, we find out more about the man responsible for getting the health workers onto two wheels – Alfred Gonga, principal of the Riders’ Academy of Vehicle Management.


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Organization Information

Riders for Health

Location: Chicago, IL - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Riders for Health
Project Leader:
Andrea Coleman
Chief Executive Officer - Finance
Daventry, Northamptonshire United Kingdom

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