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IT TAKES A VILLAGE: A MOTHER’S LIFE SAVED

The Carrie Wortham Birth Center in rural Haiti is strategically located several hours from any paved roads or medical facilities. It is out of the way for most, but perfectly “in the way” for families that live in the hills and valleys surrounding Cabestor. Prior to building this birth center, the data

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HerStory: Let’s Hear From The Women

Each month a team of six midwives visits 22 remote villages in the Central Plateau of Haiti. The days are long for these midwives, but they are often longer for the women who come to see them. Most of the pregnant women who seek the care of the Mobile Prenatal Clinic walk

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Mobile Clinic Through the Eyes of Pulitzer Winning Journalist (Photos)

We were recently visited by B.D. Colen– photographer and Pulitzer Prize winnng journalist. B.D. came to Haiti to learn about our programs and joined us on several mobile clinics. His images speak for themselves but he was gracious enough to put pen to paper and describe his experience with the midwives

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Solutions that Work: Bringing Maternal Care to Rural Women in Haiti

Each day, 800 mothers in the world die from mostly preventable causes during pregnancy or childbirth and 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries. In other words, it is mostly the poorest women in the world who die from causes that we know how to prevent.  In Haiti, where the

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