Riders for Health (Riders) is an international organisation working to improve the capacity and efficiency of health care delivery systems in Africa by ensuring that health workers have uninterrupted access to reliable transportation especially to marginalised and rural communities.

Our History

British couple Andrea and Barry Coleman are co-founders of Riders for Health. Barry visited Somalia in the late 1980s where he observed a garage of abandoned motorcycles and ambulances all of which had broken down due to poor maintenance. Read More

Where We Are

Riders has been working within health systems across Africa for over two decades, currently operating in seven (7) African countries: Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, The Gambia, and Zimbabwe. Read More

What We Do

Riders Nigeria is headquartered in Abuja with units across the country, positioned strategically to serve the nation’s major tribes in Enugu, Kaduna, Lagos and Taraba States. Read More

Management Team

Kayode joined Riders for Health in 1999 as the Nigeria Development Manager in Lagos. He was responsible for the setting up, development and management of a technical support system in the country. Read More

Monitoring and Evaluation Unit

The M&E unit is staffed with creative and skilled personnel who exude professionalism. Our overarching mandate is to continually provide technical support across all operational functionalities and showcase evidence of Riders’ impact in the public health arena. We aim to strengthen management by providing valid information which facilitates informed operational decisions. Read More

Global Health Programs Coordination

In order to fulfil Riders for Health’s central mandate in moving global health forward, Riders Nigeria has a global health coordination unit which upholds the principles of healthcare ethics and best practice across all administrative and departmental service offerings. The unit is anchored by a team of internationally trained and experienced public health practitioners who continue to strengthen the country program with innovative ideas for top-notch service delivery. Read More

...moving global health forward


Riders for health (Riders) is an international social enterprise working to improve the capacity and efficiency of care delivery systems in Africa. Our vision is of a world in which healthcare reaches everyone, everywhere.


Riders for Health Nigeria
RC: 943968
+234 (0) 811 9598 151
54, 4th Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja