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I am writing to you from an Andean village nestled between two volcanoes, after having completed a remarkable ten day scouting trip adventure that took me from a small isolated village in the Ecuadorian Andes, down into the vibrant beauty of the Amazon rainforest.... [READ MORE]
Ever since our first Relief Ride we have always been committed to child and women's healthcare. This commitment has expressed itself through the majority of our programs, from de-worming children, gifting goats to widows, and building bathrooms for students in poor rural schools.... [READ MORE]
Our latest short film - a tour of our successful Sanitation Program build at the government school in Hirasar. We think you will agree that our alumni riders Sarah Pearl and Michael Berkeley do a wonderful job of presenting the project and highlighting its benefits.... [READ MORE]
After 10 years of working in the humanitarian field, it is clear to us that simple measures such as sanitation and hygiene are essential for children to survive.
According to Unicef, about 70% of rural Indians don't use toilets, and 28 million children have no toilet facilities in school.... [READ MORE]
Join us this November on a remarkable Relief Ride that will take you on the adventure of a lifetime to the world's largest horse and camel fair in the sacred village of Pushkar.
Our first ever Pushkar Relief Ride will take us on a breathtaking journey from the historic 16th century Khimsar Fort, perched on the edge of the Thar Desert, through remote villages where we will perform our humanitarian programs.... [READ MORE]
The first half of this year has proven to be an exciting and busy time for us at Relief Riders International.
We were able to successfully complete both of our 2011 Rajasthan Relief Rides, our inaugural June 2011 Cappadocia Relief Ride and an extremely successful fundraiser.... [READ MORE]
On its 3rd mission to Rajasthan, India, Relief Riders International (RRI) expanded its program and discussed past accomplishments and future plans with President Kallam of India at the Rashthrapati Bhawan in New Delhi, India. President Kallam was especially interested to learn of our rural health clinics, the school program, and our news plans to combat blindness and AIDS.... [READ MORE]
Nearly 24% of the world's blind population lives in India; there are more than 30,000 blind people in Rajasthan alone. The World Health Organization estimates that cataracts ... [READ MORE]
If you live in the United States of America, it is easy to take for granted the fact that when you have a tooth ache you can find a well trained dentist nearby to treat you and provide quick relief. On average in the U.S. there is one qualified dentist for every 1,500 people.... [READ MORE]
Turkey is one of the world's fastest growing economies. However, just as in India, only a minority of people are benefiting from the economic development. There is a vast divide between the resources available for Turkish people in large urban centers and those living in remote, rural regions. It is through one of these rural areas- Cappadocia - that the Relief Riders International Turkish Relief Ride begins June 17th, 2011... [READ MORE]