Maternal Mortality Reduction Project with PIH

 
$8,613
$41,387
Raised
Remaining
Mar 25, 2013

Maternal Mortality Reduction Update - March 2013

Meriam Sesiu Kopeli, Nohana Clinic Site Director
Meriam Sesiu Kopeli, Nohana Clinic Site Director

In February, Partners In Health's Multimedia Director Bec Rollins traveled to Lesotho, where she had the opportunity to visit PIH-L sites and meet women enrolled in the Maternal Mortality Reduction Project, as well as Maternal Health Workers.  I hope that you enjoy Bec's beautiful photographs of some of these women and their babies -- who have access to high-quality pre and postnatal care thanks to your support of the MMRP. Please find descriptions of each photo below.  

1) (Above) February 4, 2013, Nohana, Lesotho, Nohana Clinic Site Director Meriam Sesiu Kopeli holds a healthy baby boy, delivered moments prior to the capture of this photo. The baby is the 5th child of a woman who was accompanied to the clinic on this morning by PIH Maternal Health Worker, Malineo Sethobane Lipeneng. Lipeneng lives in the same village as the mother of the baby, abouy 15 minutes from the clinic, and has attended all 5 of the woman's pregnancies.  

In order below:

2) February 4, 2013, Nohana, Lesotho, Malineo Sethobane Lipeneng is a Maternal Mortality Reduction Program worker - also known as Maternal Health Worker - who brought a woman from a village about 15 minutes away to the clinic on this morning to deliver her 5th child. Lipeneng attended all 5 of the woman's pregnancies. On this day a healthy baby boy was born.

3) February 4, 2013, Bobete, Lesotho, Women and their infants wait for postnatal care visits at thh PIH funded Bobete Clinic. Women raising their hands in this photo are those who work with Maternal Health Workers and delivered their babies at the Bobete clinic.  

4) February 4, 2013, Bobete, Lesotho, Tebatea Taka and her mother (left) wait for postnatal care at the PIH funded Bobete Clinic. Tebatea was born on 01.26.13. Her mother carried her to Bobete from the village of Mpokochela. Baby girl Letsaba Molokhene is held by her mother Masetsaba (RIGHT) as they also wait for their postnatal appointment. Letsaba was born on 01.11.13. The family lives in the village of Mpokochela. Letsaba's mother was accompanied to the Bobete clinic to deliver by a PIH Maternal Health Worker.  

5) February 4, 2013, Nohana, Lesotho, Maternal Mortality Reduction Program workers - also known as Maternal Health Workers - gather for their weekly meeting at the PIH funded Nohana Clinic. 


Malineo Sethobane Lipeneng, MMRP Worker
Malineo Sethobane Lipeneng, MMRP Worker
Bobete
Bobete
Postnatal care in Bobete
Postnatal care in Bobete
Maternal Health Workers
Maternal Health Workers
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

donate now:

An anonymous donor is matching all new monthly recurring donations. Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $20
    give
  • $50
    give
  • $100
    give
  • $250
    give
  • $500
    give
  • $1,000
    give
  • $5,000
    give
  • $20
    each month
    give
  • $50
    each month
    give
  • $100
    each month
    give
  • $250
    each month
    give
  • $500
    each month
    give
  • $1,000
    each month
    give
  • $5,000
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Organization

Project Leader

Charles Howes

Development Team
Boston, MA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Maternal Mortality Reduction Project with PIH