Weʼve raised £2,120 to Supply 1,000 birth kits to front line midwives in Africa.
- Cheshire, United Kingdom
- Health and medical
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- Funded on Sunday, 7th January 2018
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Following on from charitable work that our midwives have provided in Africa, and in line with our Principals ongoing support of healthcare initiatives that help mothers, babies and midwives, we are aiming to supply 1,000 birth kits to front line midwives in Africa.
Infections at birth affect more than 6 million women annually. Even worse, poor hygiene and sanitation during birth is directly linked to the preventable deaths of more than 1 million women and newborns each year.
We’re raising money in two ways, in order to achieve the pledge target of £5,000 to pay for 1,000 birth kits. Firstly by your generous sponsorship and donations, and secondly Private Midwives will be contributing by paying for the cost of one of these birth kits for every birth package of care booked during the rest of 2017.
In order to contribute to the pledge target of £5,000 to pay for 1,000 birth kits, Private Midwives will be paying for the cost of one birth kit for every package of care booked during the rest of 2017.
We are working in conjunction with Zubaida Bai is the co-founder of Ayzh and the creator of the Clean Birth Kit in a Purse. The organization provides women’s health resources to underserved women globally.
The kit comes packaged in a biodegradable jute bag that mothers reuse as a purse. For some mothers, it is the first purse they have ever owned, which remain a symbol of dignity and cleanliness in her home for years to come.
The kit contains simple tools recommended by the World Health Organization to provide sanitation and sterility at the time of childbirth, which not only saves the lives of mother and baby, but also helps ensure a healthy and happy start to life.
Kit contents include:
-Baby Wiping Cloth
-1 Jute Pouch
- 8 months ago
Private Midwives8 months ago
We are working in conjunction with Zubaida Bai is the co-founder of Ayzh and the creator of the Clean Birth Kit in a Purse. The organization provides women’s health resources to underserved women globally. Please watch Zubaida’s inspirational video on TED
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Norley Church Congregation
Nov 20, 2017
Well done on your expedition and fundraising from the Norley Church Congregation.
Nov 13, 2017
Nov 2, 2017
From some of the congregation at St Margaret's
Oct 16, 2017
Congratulations Eduard Sparkes and all of the team on a great achievement. Well done. Andrew and Beth
Oct 11, 2017
Oct 11, 2017
11 new full birth packages booked with Private Midwives. Thank you
Oct 10, 2017
Good luck Eduard from all at Arise Media
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