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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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Remembering Carrie: Service, Determination and Persistence.

September 5th, 2018 marks the third anniversary of the loss of a very special part of Midwives For Haiti, Carrie Wortham. Carrie began working as the In-Country Coordinator in Haiti, then as the US Administrative Director as well as a Board Member at Impact Makers (who later began collaboration with

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5 things I learned over 5 years at Midwives For Haiti

(Title photo: Summer Aronson works with a translator to interview a traditional birth attendant in Haiti. Photo by Cheryl Hanna-Truscott) 1. The work is excellent. What consistently sets Midwives For Haiti apart is their approach. Unlike one-off medical missions common in developing countries, MFH trains Haitian skilled birth attendants to

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