Providing lifesaving maternal healthcare and fistula repair in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
IMPACT AREA: Equitable growth and just societies
Around the world, approximately 800 women die every day from birth-related injuries such as fistula. More than half of these are in sub-Saharan Africa. The Barbara May Foundation funds projects that provide dignity and safety for underprivileged women in birth.
The Morris Family Foundation supports the Vision Maternity Care hospital in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia that works to prevent maternal and neonatal deaths, and trains the next generation of Ethiopian midwives, obstetricians and maternal health doctors.