Footprints Foundation is a Florida-based 501(c) (3) based in Coral Gables, Florida whose local and global mission is to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity with culturally sensitive evidence based training of doctors, nurses, midwives, and traditional birth attendants and by joining the fight to end obsterical fistulas.
KNOW THESE FACTS
1. Around the world, one woman dies every 90 seconds in pregnancy or childbirth — that’s more than 350,000 women every year. The vast majority of these deaths are preventable
2. Giving birth is especially risky in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where most women deliver without skilled care.
3. Almost 3 million of all the babies who die each year can be saved with low-tech, low-cost care.
4.At least two million women live with fistula in developing countries.
EVERY DAY APPROXIMATELY 500 GIRLS AND WOMEN WORLDWIDE DIE FROM THE CONSEQUENCES OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION.
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to Give Birth Without Risking Their Lives.