Riding for health with St Albans Rotary
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Cyclists have helped sub-Saharan residents get on their bikes to distribute medical supplies to remote villages.
Funds raised by the annual St Albans Rotary Charity Cycle Ride, which is supported by the Herts Advertiser, are providing assistance to the Riders for health project – a medical charity addressing the problem of reaching the villages with medical supplies by providing motorbikes and training riders to distribute them.
A cheque for £2,000 was presented to Riders for Health by Trevor Miles, president of the Rotary Club of St Albans Verulamium.
The charity’s fund-raising officer, Elizabeth Dunn, said: “This generous donation will help Riders for Health to mobilise more health workers across Africa and reach remote communities with vital health care.”
Riders for Health operates in seven sub-Saharan countries including Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and Zimbabwe.