Stop South Sudanese Moms from Dying in Childbirth

by Hope Ofiriha
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Sep 24, 2010

First progress report - June 16 Matching Day!

Omilling Local maternity unit Sudan
Omilling Local maternity unit Sudan

In the local health post the delivery unit is lacking the facilities for mothers to give birth safely. In most serious cases women have no options but to die during child birth. Because conditions under which they give birth is 100% risky, no ambulance and government run healthcare centre is 50 km away.

Quote from a beneficiary: as pregnant woman I feel I am sentenced to dead because I don’t know if I will come back to my family during child birth.

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We are encouraging you to make a donation on June 16 to take this opportunity of the matching funds in order to help Sudanese women getting a child birth delivery bed - and finally get them out of extreme poverty and live a healthier life.

Thanks for your ongoing support!

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Hope Ofiriha

Location: Oslo, Norway - Norway
Website: http:/​/​www.ofiriha.org
Project Leader:
William Logai Ochieng
Oslo, Oslo Norway
$43,473 raised of $52,000 goal
 
 
1,449 donations
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