Commitment to Action

Safe Motherhood in Lwala, Kenya

Commitment by

Lwala Community Alliance

In 2009, the Lwala Community Alliance committed to work with the community of Lwala to construct, equip, and staff a basic emergency obstetric care facility, train traditional birth attendants as linkage workers, educate community members, and develop leaders to promote safe motherhood practices. Through this commitment, the Lwala Community Alliance will also advocate for improved roads in the region, a village outreach system of mobile clinics to take basic primary healthcare closer to women, and establish a community emergency transportation and communication plan.

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Commitment

Safe Motherhood in Lwala, Kenya

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

4 Years

Estimated Total Value

$1,850,000

Region

Africa

Countries

KENYA

Commitment by

Lwala Community Alliance

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Barry Segal, Health eVillages, Ronald McDonald House Charities, William H. Frist, Blood: Water Mission, Watsi, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Segal Family Foundation, Vanderbilt University, BD Employee Giving, Real Medicine Foundation