A Bicycle Can...

  • get a child to the school others are building

  • get a mother to the well others are digging

  • get an ill person to the hospital in 1/2 the time

  • get doctors to the people they are trying to save

One of the Community Health Workers we supported with a bike and ambulance, getting a patient to hospital

One of the Community Health Workers we supported with a bike and ambulance, getting a patient to hospital

With a bike, a Community Health Worker (CHW) can...

  • Visit 13% more patients a day compared to those without bikes;
  • Spend 46% less time travelling to deliver healthcare;
  • Spend 4.6 days a week providing healthcare, vs spending 3.4 days a week without a bike
  • Spend 26% more time per week providing their services.

With a bicycle ambulance, Community Health Workers can...

  • Save lives 89.5% of the time vs. 69.5% without an ambulance

(source: Invest In Knowledge Initiative study, Malawi 2010)

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Find out more about our projects and how bikes and bike ambulances are saving lives.

Meet Wilson Banda, one of the Community Health Workers in Malawi we support.