Our Mission is to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity by training doctors, nurses and traditional birth attendants, by providing access to emergency obstetric care and by providing clean birthing kits to traditional birthing attendants.We also empower women through our Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program(WELP).Finally we have joined the fight against female genital mutilation.
KNOW THESE FACTS
- Most maternal deaths could be avoided.
- Giving birth is especially risky in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where most women deliver without skilled care.
- Only one in three rural women in developing regions receive the recommended care during pregnancy.
Copied from UN Millennium Development Goals
EVERY DAY APPROXIMATELY 500 GIRLS AND WOMEN WORLDWIDE DIE FROM THE CONSEQUENCES OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.
to Give Birth Without Risking Their Lives.