Success Story: Anna

Success Story: Anna

Anna is among the many women who have attended Maternity Africa’s Kivulini Maternity Hospital for maternal health services this year.  During her third pregnancy Anna’s husband unexpectedly passed away. After this time living with her in-laws became incredibly...
Success Story: Aisha

Success Story: Aisha

Aisha is being carried for two hours through the Afar desert in Ethiopia through 45-degree heat and on a homemade stretcher. She is in labour and the men are trying to find some mobile phone reception to call our ambulance. The ambulance is another four hours away. No...
Success Story: Lucia

Success Story: Lucia

Lucia’s exact age is unknown to her, though she recalls being born before the president of Tanzania, which would mean she is likely over 100 years old (though this is improbable). After giving birth to a daughter, her second delivery in the village endured a...
Success Story: Nyantiona

Success Story: Nyantiona

Thirty-five years ago, Nyantiona gave birth to her first child in the villages of western South Sudan. Unfortunately, after enduring a two-day labour, she delivered a stillborn child and suffered a fistula. Her husband managed to gather whatever money he could and...