The project ensures maternal health through reproductive health and family planning services for 600 women, girls and family members
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Though maternal deaths are not usually reported, direct deaths resulting from obstetric complications of the pregnant state are common in Sidama zone. Hemorrhage, sepsis, toxemia, obstructed labor and abortions are the main causes of direct maternal mortality.
How will this project solve this problem?
Ensuring reproductive health right and provision of family planning services is an essential component to assist women in avoiding unintended pregnancies in the future.
Potential Long Term Impact
Women, girls and family members will make informed choices and get access to family planning services. Traditional birth attendants and community health workers will serve in each village.
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.