One of the best ways to understand why we do what we do at Life for African Mothers and what kind of projects your donations go to, is to see it in action.
We would like to share some of the saddest stories which give us our raison d’etre. Please learn from these videos…and have the tissues ready!
Dead mums don’t cry is how Life for African Mothers was born. CEO Angela Gorman watched the original Panorama documentary back in 2005. She was so affected by the fight of this incredible women in Chad; Dr Grace Kodindo it inspired her to start the charity. Angela has met Dr Kodindo in Chad and she is patron of the charity. This video is our true inspiration!
Midwives learn how to resuscitate a baby through song as well as using a manikin. in Monrovia, Liberia.
Nixon Memorial Hospital in Sierra Leone. This sad video shows the everyday battle to deliver healthcare in this deprived area. At one time this hospital was well equipped to care for the community, now destroyed by the long civil war, it has very little.
ABC News video on Dr Erin Carey a pregnant lady and doctor travelling to Sierra Leone to review maternal health for women. Featuring Angela Gorman CEO of Life for African Mothers.
Participatory Women’s Groups
Community-led, Evidence-based Action from Bangladesh, India, Malawi and Nepal: Improving Maternal and Newborn Survival
With special thanks to UCL Institute for Global health for allowing us to share this incredible film on our site.
Angela Gorman speaking live on Al Jazeera news about maternal health and mortality.