Stories from Haiti by medical volunteers of Midwives For Haiti.

STORIES FROM OUR VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer story submission: Respect, dignity, support and empathy.

“Early December 2017 was a relatively quiet week as a volunteer in Hinche. I had read other volunteer’s stories, and knew that there could be a crisis at any time for a mother and baby. I was as prepared as I could be for any situation.” The students were approaching

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Hope Foundation announces their call for volunteers!

As summer slides into fall in the Northern Hemisphere, there are a number of great job and volunteer opportunities from our Compassionate Birth Network.  Shanti Uganda is looking for an Operations Director based in Vancouver. For details contact Executive Director, Maria Wong: maria@shantiuganda.org. Having recently visited Shanti with our Board

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“The Real Haiti” – A Volunteer Spends 2 Weeks At Our Rural Birth Center

  “You are going to see the real Haiti”, they told me. So here I am in Cabestor. Beautiful, lush, green farmland. Trees. Friendly people. Super sweet kids. Farm animals everywhere. Motos. Kompa music and Creole voices calling out, laughing, singing. Roosters crowing. I think this will be an amazing

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New Home Visit Program Launched in Hinche!

After witnessing the success of our home visit program at the rural Carrie Wortham Birth Center, we’ve wanted to do something similar in Hinche. About 200 mothers give birth at the local hospital here each month and although our Postnatal Care Program there has filled a critical gap in care,

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