Ambulance makes routine home visits with midwives Midwives help with breastfeeding Midwives bring vitamins and clothes for newborn Mothers appreciate home visits from the midwives

Mercy In Action Vineyard, INC

Org #9131
Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
1998
year founded
$144,654
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Mercy in Action is a non-profit organization that focuses on the crisis in Maternal/Newborn/Child health care worldwide. We have been establishing and funding free birth centers for poor families in the Philippines since 1992, and to date more than 12,000 babies have been delivered free of charge for the poorest of the poor in Mercy In Action's Birth Centers, and literally tens of thousands of lives have been helped and healed in the medical outreaches. Mercy In Acton also teaches clinical internships, seminars and training retreats to prepare midwives, medics and nurses to meet the global shortage of skilled birth attendants, and to help primary health care workers prevent unnecessary c... read more

Project Leaders
Rose Penwell
Rose Penwell
Vicki Penwell
Vicki Penwell
Ian Penwell
Ian Penwell
Team
Kristen Benoit, Rose Penwell, Ian Penwell
Organization Information
http://www.mercyinaction.com
3018 W. Overland Road
Boise, ID 83705
United States
208-996-6334

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7788200004
Organization Information
http://www.mercyinaction.com
3018 W. Overland Road
Boise, ID 83705
United States
208-996-6334

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 7788200004

Project Reports

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Jun 18, 2018
Providing Maternity Care for Rural Women
In the rural mountains above Subic Bay, Philippines, pregnant women and new mothers used to go without maternity care. It was too far (and treacherous) to walk down the steep mountain trails, with...
Jun 13, 2018
Building Plans going forward for Samar Island
Building begins this week on renovations to an existing building that will soon house the newest birth center and clinic to be rebuilt from the ashes of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. This typhoon...
Mar 20, 2018
Higher Education for our Philippine Midwives
Licensed Midwives in the Philippines were told a few years ago that according to new rules, every midwife in the country needed to go back to college to upgrade their current two-year Associate Degree...
 
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