mothers2mothers- Helping Mothers, Saving Babies

Oct 7, 2013

mothers2mothers Report (July-September 2013)

Mentor Mothers’ Exciting New Role:

Earlier this year, 24 Mentor Mothers and Site Coordinators in South Africa participated in a five-day workshop that was a mothers2mothers (m2m) first. In addition to focusing on the prevention of HIV from mother to child, they received training on how to support HIV-negative women and provide education and referrals on a wide range of health issues, including cervical cancer, TB, malaria, and nutrition. Read more here.


Gloria's Adventures in Europe:
Gloria Ncanywa – a former Mentor Mother who now supports the South Africa Programme Team at m2m’s head office in Cape Town --  travelled to Geneva and London in June for 10 days. While most of her time was spent meeting current and potential m2m supporters and talking about the lifesaving work that Mentor Mothers are doing, she also had time to take in some sights, including one that she never expected -- a pack of nude cyclists riding through the streets of London. Read more here.


m2m Reveals Refreshed Vision and Mission:
As Mentor Mothers’ roles evolve through m2m’s Enhanced Programme Model (story above), so too is the language that guides and motivates our work.
Earlier this summer CEO Frank Beadle de Palomo unveiled a refreshed vision and mission for m2m that reflect the inspiring new responsibilities of Mentor Mothers as essential frontline healthcare workers. Read more here.


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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Project Leader

Dana Larkin

Development Officer
Cape Town, Western Province South Africa

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