OUR GOAL

To improve the health of women and children in Africa

WHAT WE HAVE ACHIEVED

873

Health workers trained

50,500

$3 safe birthing kits donated

252

World Vision children sponsored in Samre, Ethiopia

99%

Sponsor children communities immunised

Saving mother’s lives through Maternal Waiting Rooms

During 2015, we became aware of the challenging nature of life in Samre for expectant mothers. Many were giving birth in their own rural villages, often without support of any kind. The result was often protracted labour that resulted in death for the baby and mother. Those mothers who survived were often left with fistulas. We […]

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Who We Are

We are a passionate group of people, determined to make a difference to the health of women and children in Africa.

Having all visited Africa on numerous occasions, we have witnessed people trapped in the devastating cycle of poverty, lacking hope and any thought of a future. We have seen the fragility of life, and that most deaths and disease occur from what we in Australia would class as preventable causes.

So, our passion, our mission, is to improve the health of women and children in Africa, and in particular, Ethiopia- to reduce the number of senseless and preventable deaths, especially amongst expectant mothers and their babies, and to give as many as possible hope and a brighter future

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BKFA Partnership

Our partnership with the Birthing Kit Foundation Australia (BKFA) commenced in 2014. At the time, we were looking for a small impacting item that we could promote at our retail pharmacy pay-points, and World Vision thought that the clean birthing kits concept could provide what we were looking for. These $3 kits, when used by a skilled birthing […]

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Our Core Values

 

 • Integrity           • Care           • Humility           • Compassion          • Collaboration