5 Ghanaian Bikers To Embark On 1300 km Bicycle Ride From Accra To Tamale In Support Of Mental Health

5 Ghanaian Bikers To Embark On 1300 km Bicycle Ride From Accra To Tamale In Support Of Mental Health

  • A team of five non-professional Ghanaian bikers is cycling 1300 kilometres from Accra to Tamale and back to raise funds for mental health awareness
  • Their journey was inspired by the tragic death of a mentally challenged woman whom they found too late to help
  • Led by Michael Amankwa, they aim to change mindsets in Ghana and Africa, while emphasising the pursuit of happiness and a can-do spirit to tackle challenges

A team of five non-professional Ghanaian bikers is embarking on a remarkable journey from Accra to Tamale and back, covering a distance of 1300 kilometres from November 1 to 11, 2023.

Their mission is to raise awareness and funds for mental health support. The inspiration behind this endeavour was a tragic incident involving a mentally challenged lady at the base of Aburi Mountain in Ayi Mensah.

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Michael Amankwa, also known as Don Milla, the visionary leader behind this initiative, revealed that he encountered the lady, but unfortunately, his intervention came too late to save her.

Accra to Tamale bicycle road trip
5 Ghanaian bikers to travel from Accra to Tamale Photo credit: @ameyawdebrah
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According to Don Milla, in a video shared by famous blogger Ameyaw Debrah, he and his team are committed to ensuring timely interventions for individuals in need of mental healthcare, allowing them to receive proper care and maintain their dignity.

The bigger mission of the Accra to Tamale bicycle trip

Their broader goal, he says, is to shift the mindset of Ghanaians, encouraging them to look beyond themselves and embrace a more solution-oriented perspective.

According to Don Milla, changing mindsets is essential for fostering a collective sense of purpose among Ghanaians and Africans.

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He envisions a movement that empowers people to prioritise happiness over wealth, as well as emphasises the importance of connecting with God, nature, and literature.

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Astounding journey: Ghanaian cyclists' 159-kilometer ride from Tema to Saltpond earns applause

In another story, the remarkable journey of a daring group of Ghanaians who cycled from Tema to Saltpond, spanning a distance of 159 kilometers, has left many in awe.

As they pedaled their way to the Central Region, netizens who witnessed their journey couldn't help but congratulate the group on their successful and awe-inspiring adventure.

Ghanaian man's epic birthday ride: 28-year-old cyclist pedals from Oyarifa to Adom Falls

Meanwhile, to celebrate his 28th birthday, Creator Mind, a young Ghanaian, chose a unique adventure: a bicycle journey from Oyarifa to Adom Falls.

Remarkably, the distance he covered exceeded that of the famous Accra-Tema Motorway by four kilometers. This challenging endeavor earned Creator Mind a wealth of praise and admiration on social media.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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