Ride for a Child Charity Bike ride 2023

2023: Route information of Ride for a child charity motor bike ride fundraising event: 2023

Registered non-profit organization: Reg no: 214-711

PBO reg No: 93006552


Fundraising route, dates and roads to be travelled.

Our 4th annual motor bike ride charity event: 12th February to 4th March 2023

Purpose: To generate funds for surgeries, medical treatment and baby food/milk for underprivileged children requiring surgeries, medical treatment or are in food distress.

Distance 7000km

Duration 21 days

Start date: Sunday 12th February 2023 at 09h00 at White River Square Shopping centre. White River, Mpumalanga. (Pick n Pay)

End date:  Saturday 4th March 2023, White River Square Shopping centre, White River. (Pick n Pay) ETA 13h00

The route will reach the most Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern points of South Africa that is accessible by road bike, by us travelling all around the borders of South Africa, we draw an imaginary circle around the children in Sout Africa, to show them that we care.

Rider for Pediatric care Africa: Dr J. Andre Hattingh, Founder and Chairman of Pediatric care Africa on a Road King Harley Davidson.

Rider/s will be accompanied by a support vehicle carrying, tools, water, food, oil and petrol.

Companies and individuals are invited to sponsor our rider for each Kilometre done, or 10 km’s done, or 100 km’s done by motorbike. Options: R1 per km, R2 per km or R5 per km completed by our Pediatric Care Africa rider or a straight once off donation of any amount. (Sponsorship documents available)

Per km sponsors, only pay after the charity ride is completed and when the total km’s driven by Dr Hattingh is confirmed on his return to the White River Square shopping centre in White River.

In the event of our rider having an incident or is forced to abandon the charity drive and is not able to continue, sponsors will only pay for the actual kilometres travelled before abandoning the round-trip effort. The odometer reading and a photo of the odometer will be taken on the spot where the ride is abandoned.

In the event of a mishap with the Road King Harley Davidson during the ride, Dr Hatting will switch to a stand by motorbike to enable him to complete the charity motorbike ride. The odometers of both bikes will be taken at the point of switch over.

Guest riders joining us on route are very welcome and are asked to also obtain sponsors for every kilometre they travel with us and donate the funds generated to Pediatric care Africa in aid of surgeries and medical treatment. All guest riders regardless of distance travelled qualify to purchase a 2023 Ride for a child metal badge for R50-00, as proof of participation.

Our rider’s odometer reading will be taken down and photographed by a nominated party and two witnesses at the start and at the end of the charity drive and photos of the odometer will be taken on both occasions, to verify distance travelled.

Note: The route may change and alternative routes may be taken in the event of unrest, natural disasters or any reason making a specific part of the route unsafe for road users.

Ride for a Child – 2023

Route of our fundraising bike ride with dates:

Day 1: Sunday 12/02/2023 White River to Louis Trichardt 422km R36 & N1 (Start point at Pick n Pay in White River Square shopping centre).

Day 2: Monday 13/02/2023 Louis Trichardt to Lephalale (Ellisras) via Musina 544km N1 & R572 (Touch Beit bridge border post, the most Northern point in RSA; 100km to and 100km back).

Day 3: Tuesday 14/02/2023 Lephalale (Ellisras) to Rustenburg via Thabazimbi 266km R510.

Day 4: Wednesday 15/02/2023 Rustenburg to Vryburg via Koster, Lichtenburg and Mahikeng 372km R52 & R503 & N18.

Day 5: Thursday 16/02/2023 Vryburg to Uppington 404km N14.

Day 6: Friday 17/02/2023 Rest Day in Uppington – (visit to Orphanage in Uppington).

Day 7: Saturday 18/02/2023 Uppington to Port Nolloth 538km N14.

Day 8: Sunday 19/02/2023 Port Nolloth to Lamberts Bay via Alexander Bay 471km N7 & R64 (Alexander Bay is the most Western point in RSA).

Day 9: Monday 20/02/2023 Lamberts Bay to Cape town 258km N7.

Day 10: Tuesday 21/02/2023 Rest Day in Cape town (Bike service).

Day 11: Wednesday 22/02/2023 Rest Day in Cape Town (Visit to Nazareth Children’s home).

Day 12: Thursday 23/02/2023 Cape town to Cape Agulhas 190km N2 & R16 (The most Southern point in South Africa).

Day 13: Friday 24/02/2023 Cape Agulhas to Mosselbaai 285km N2.

Day 14: Saturday 25/02/2023 Mosselbaai via George to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) 348km N2.

Day 15: Sunday 26/02/2023 Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) to East London 284km N2.

Day 16: Monday 27/02/2023 East London to Port St Johns 310km N2 & R61.

Day 17: Tuesday 28/02/2023 Port St Johns to Durban 380km N2 & R61.

Day 18: Wednesday 01/03/2023 Rest Day in Durban (Visit to Orphanage in Durban).

Day 19: Thursday 02/03/2023 Durban to St Lucia 238 km N2 & R618 (The most Eastern point in RSA reachable by road bike).

Day 20: Friday 03/03/2023 St Lucia to Piet Retief 290km N2.

Day 21: Saturday 04/03/2023 Piet Retief to White River via Badplaas 282km N4 & R36 (End point at Pick n Pay in White River Square Shopping centre).


Approximate distance 7000km around the outside perimeters of South Africa.

Please visit our website at: www.pediatriccareafrica.org or phone our office at +27 (0) 762295663 for further information

www. Pediatriccareafrica.org

Office: +27 (0) 762295663


Not for profit organization: Reg no: 214-711 NPO

Tax Exempted organization: PBO number: 930064552 – 18A Tax benefits

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Pediatric Care Africa provides lifesaving assistance and hope to underprivileged children in our local communities and throughout Africa.

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