Neema Gabriel, posing in front of Solar Suitcase Installers demonstrate Solar Suitcase to community Mother and Healthy Baby in Sengerema District Midwife in Tanzania health center with fetal Doppl

WE CARE Solar

Org #9314
Vetted since 2011 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$104,143
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

WE CARE Solar promotes safe motherhood and reduces maternal mortality in developing regions by providing health workers with reliable lighting, mobile communication, and blood bank refrigeration using solar electricity. The Problem Maternal mortality worldwide accounts for more than half a million deaths a year; 99 percent of these occur in underdeveloped countries. For every maternal death, at least 20 women suffer severe complications from childbirth. Major causes of maternal death include obstetric hemorrhage, obstructive labor, eclampsia, and sepsis. These emergencies cannot always be predicted, nor are they always preventable. However, with prompt, appropriate and reliable medical care... read more

Project Leaders
Laura Stachel
Laura Stachel
Team
Hal Aronson, Robin Wolaner
Organization Information
http://www.wecaresolar.org
Facebook Page
3009 Hillegass Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
United States
(800) 592-8916

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1886523972
Organization Information
http://www.wecaresolar.org
Facebook Page
3009 Hillegass Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
United States
(800) 592-8916

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1886523972

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Jun 27, 2018
Impact of Solar Suitcases Felt on Maternal Health Care in Tanzania
We Care Solar works to improve energy access to health facilities caring for women and newborns in childbirth. Tanzania is one of the countries we serve with high rates of maternal mortality and poor...
Apr 4, 2018
Tanzania Solar Suitcase program saves lives
Our Solar Suitcase program expanded to three regions of Tanzania. It  has not only lit up delivery rooms - it is helping save lives.  Pathfinder brought Solar Suitcases to more than 100...
Jan 9, 2018
Solar Suitcase Lights Improve the Quality of Care
A pregnant woman in rural Tanzania has little choice about the conditions where she will deliver. Birth complications can be life threatening. More than half the time, a baby is born in the darkness...
 
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