Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy

My name is Joy. I am 18 years old, married at 16 and got pregnant at 17. I went into labour and lasted for four days without any kind of help. There is no health centre in our remote village so my mother called for a local midwife to come. She said there was no way to...
MAMA ZELLY

MAMA ZELLY

Zelly is the head of our labour ward here at Kivulini and is affectionately known by many as Mama. She has been a nurse and midwife for 32 years and has been with us at Kivulini since we opened in June 2018. Before that, she worked with Maternity Africa for a number...
153 Deliveries

153 Deliveries

Last month here in Kivulini, we are delighted to have reached our highest number of deliveries within a month. We celebrate the high standard of care that our staff are committed to and the enormous work that has gone into attaining this outcome. We are well on the...
What A Picture

What A Picture

Here in Kivulini we continue to seek opportunities to develop the skills of our dedicated staff. Currently we have four of our clinical team undergoing training in ultrasound scanning. We are delighted to have Kath Devonald visiting as a volunteer. She is a very...
Being The Best You Can Be

Being The Best You Can Be

Here in Kivulini, one of our goals is for staff within the centre to be the best they can be. We continue to make staff development a priority through an in-house training programme for both clinical and administrative staff. The clinical training has been part of the...
Serving Teenegers

Serving Teenegers

Hannah is 18 years old and lives with her parents in a village on the rural outskirts of Arusha. She is the 7th of 9 children. She completed standard primary education. Hannah is now 8 months pregnant and attended the antenatal clinic with her mum. This was not a...

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