Country Program Leaders


Ajayi Kayode

Country Director, Nigeria

Kayode Ajayi joined Riders for Health in April 1999 as the Technical Development Manager in Lagos, Nigeria.


Mahali Hlasa

Country Director, Lesotho

Mahali Hlasa is a qualified Environmental Health Practitioner, and a motorcycle rider and trainer, with a


Mark Lugendo

Ag Country Director- Kenya

Mark Oduori Lugendo is the Ag Country Director for Riders Kenya Program. He took over from Irene Sakura as from


Joseph Mehdeh

Country Director Liberia

Joseph G. Mehdeh is the Country Director for Riders for Health Liberia since November 2016.


Mphatso Kachule

Country Director Malawi

Mphatso holds a Bachelor of Education degree and is currently reading towards a Masters in Strategic Management.


Lloyd Chipere

Project Specialist- Zambia

Lloyd holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), a Business degree and a technical automotive


Therese Drammeh

Country Director The Gambia

Therese – or Auntie T as she is affectionately known at Riders – joined us in 2001 after retiring from


Cherno Jallow

Programme Director The Gambia

Cherno Jallow, commonly known as Che, is the Programme Director, Riders for Health The Gambia. Che has been