mothers2mothers

by mothers2mothers
Vetted
Jan 16, 2014

mothers2mothers Report (October-December 2013)

Stars Come Out for m2m in London
mothers2mothers hosted a magical evening in London on Thursday, October 3rd to support its vital work preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and celebrating the more than 1.2 million HIV-positive women that m2m has reached  in sub-Saharan Africa.  Acclaimed singer, songwriter, campaigner, and activist Annie Lennox performed at the event, and internationally-renowned actor Richard E. Grant and successful author, broadcaster, and businesswoman Muriel Gray shared hosting duties.  We are grateful to GUCCI for its sponsorship. 

However, the night's brightest star was Jane Njoki Peris, a mother of three children who has been living with HIV for more than 20 years.  She moved the audience with her stories of almost dying of AIDS, what brought her back to health, and how she now finds inspiration and purpose as a Mentor Mother Team Leader at m2m’s Mathare North Health Centre site in Nairobi, Kenya, helping other HIV-positive mothers lead positive and healthy lives.  Jane left the stage to a standing ovation. Read more.

 

The Proof Is in the Pudding
Every year, mothers2mothers conducts a thorough evaluation of its programme to assess the impact it is having on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and promoting maternal health.  This analysis helps m2m ensure that it is providing the highest quality services at all of its sites.  m2m is very pleased with the findings of the 2012 evaluation, which show across-the-board improvements in the percentage of its clients following key medical interventions that are critical to reducing paediatric HIV infections and improving the health of mothers living with HIV, compared to the 2011 findings. Read more.


Three Days and $4,000 to Go
There are only three days left in the Skoll Foundation Social Entrepreneurs Challenge and we need your help to raise just over $4,000 to meet our fundraising goal of $25,000 (or £15,000), which can pay for one m2m site for one year in sub-Saharan Africa, and help hundreds of HIV-positive women stay healthy and protect their babies from being infected with HIV.  If you haven’t had a chance to support us in the Challenge yet, you still have until Friday, November 22nd at 11:59 a.m. Eastern Time in the U.S.to do so.  Additionally, this week’s Bonus Challenge is a $15,000 match.  Skoll will match the first $30 of the next 500 donations that any of the participating organisations receive.   For those of you who have donated to the Challenge or set up your own fundraising campaign on m2m’s behalf, we send a big thank you for all of your support!

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.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

mothers2mothers

Location: Los Angeles, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.m2m.org
Project Leader:
Dana Larkin
Communications and Finance Officer
Los Angeles, CA United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

Still want to help?

Support another project run by mothers2mothers that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.