2013 ESI Award: Riders for Health

March 2013

CASE is proud to announce the winner of our 2013 Enterprising Social Innovation Award: Riders for Health!

Riders for Health is an international social enterprise that manages and maintains vehicles for health-focused partners in sub-Saharan Africa which enables health workers to deliver vital health care to rural communities on a reliable and cost-effective basis.

Riders for Health manages over 1,400 motorcycles, ambulances and other four-wheel vehicles used in the delivery of health care in seven countries across Africa. Furthermore, Riders works with ministries of health, international and African non-governmental organisations (NGOs), private-sector organisations, local community-based organisations and religious groups, to improve access to health care for 12 million people.

About the CASE ESI Award:
The CASE Award for Enterprising Social Innovation recognizes outstanding individuals, organizations or companies whose innovations blend methods from the worlds of business and philanthropy to create sustainable social value that has the potential for large-scale impact. The award is granted by a committee of CASE faculty, staff and students. Learn more at