Mother2Mother - network for vulnerable mothers

by Romi's Way
Mother2Mother - network for vulnerable mothers

Dear Friend,

Our team has been working hard to connect with organisations in Poland who are working with Ukrainian mothers and children, and who would be able to provide materials in Ukrainian language to the Mother2Mother network. This network is to connect mothers globally (currently materials are collected in English and Portuguese, and now additionally in Ukranian) and to provide learning mateirals related to motherhood, child care, women's health and coping as a mother in these challenging times we are living. It also allows mothers to connect and chat in safe, non judgemental enviroment and get peer support from eath other.

We are hoping to publish the network in May 2022, and are now working hard to collect essential materials to support Ukrainian mothers to cope with the trauma, heartbreaks and challenges while raising their children.

Your support is so warmly welcomed and at this stage all support will be directed towards the translation or coordination efforts with the Polish NGO partners to gather the mateirials and then spreading the word to connect with the mothers.

Huge thanks for your kindness,

Sari Bernardo - CEO, Romi's Way

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Dear Donor,

This Giving Tuesday help us support the ones with the hardest job in the world: mothers! In 2021 Romi’s Way started the Mother2Mother project to support and empower vulnerable mothers and their children from Coimbra, Portugal. We need your help to keep this project going and reach as many mothers as possible.

Many mothers are struggling to support their children and families, particularly due to the increased need for them to stay home during the COVID19 pandemic, limiting income generating opportunities, as well as opportunities to receive physical and mental support. Next year we aim to reach 200 mothers in need and their families. But we can only do it with your help! 
This November 30th, be the hope these mothers need!
Best regards,
Romi's Way Team
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Greetings friend!

I hope this finds you well, enjoying the autumn season.

We are delighted to inform that our dear Mother2Mother programme received support from RiotGames and VALORANT (via GlobalGiving) and from the lovely players who took part on the games and donated towards our planned project to establish an online based platform, a membership platform for vulnerable mothers. Thanks to you, and to these individuals and companies, we are now able to set this platform up!

We are currently collecting offers for the set online set up and are designing the content that will go in. We are expecting the platform to be in place by end of February 2022- and cannot wait to share the link with you also once it is up and running!

I take this opportunity to thank you again for supporting this very important project, supporting mothers who are victims of abuse, rape, human trafficking or who are suffering from mental or physical disabilities  and/or excluded from societies. All mothers deserve support in order to raise a lovely generation of healthy and happy children.

With gratitude and well wishes for the beautiful autumn season,

Sari Bernardo 
CEO - Romi's Way 

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Dear friend of Romi's way and our Mother2Mother project,

I am delighted to share the news from our Mo2Mo project and note that we officially started the project 1 July 2021, so less than 3 weeks ago. And what has happened during these weeks is summarised below:

- new part-time Project Assisant started (and she is a gem!!)

- Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with a local human riighst organistaion, supporing us to identify the most vulnerbale mothers - those who are victims of sex trafficing, human trafficing, rape or domestic violence 

- we have drafted MoU's with our local collecition points (schools and nurseries) to collect clothing, books and toys to be donated.

- We are connecting and forming a localntwork of NGOs working with vulnerable women in the Central portugal Region

While the Mo2Mo network for national and international members is still waitign for funding, the Mo2Mo programme activiteis are going ahead with speed and impact. 

I cannot wait to write you our next update and hopefully provide some quotations from our benefirias themselves.

With warm summer greetings,

Sari Bernardo - CEO, Romi's Way

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Romi's Way

Location: Castelo Viegas - Portugal
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sari bernardo
Castelo Viegas, Portugal
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