The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

A neighbour living close to Kivulini Maternity Centre was driving home from work the other day.  He noticed a young woman collapsed on the side of the dirt road.  The young woman appeared to be suffering terrible pain, alone and ‘very’ pregnant.  The...
Fransisca’s Story

Fransisca’s Story

Fransisca is 29 years old and comes from a local village.  She has five children, including twins, born by Caesarean Section at another local hospital.  Her second baby was born at home.  However, Fransisca heard from her sister in law about the new Maternity Africa...
Moving on after Moving in

Moving on after Moving in

One year ago this week, the MA team moved into The Kivulini Maternity Centre. It was still a building site surrounded by rubble One year on, 6 of that original team are still here and have been joined by others to make a team of 71. Its been a remarkable and...
My experience giving birth at Kivulini

My experience giving birth at Kivulini

My name is Flora and I am 25 years old. I came to the antenatal clinic at Kivulini and started having contractions the next day. The contractions lasted for 7 hours before I had to go to the theatre as there was a problem. The baby was delivered and although the baby...
Youth on a mission

Youth on a mission

As Maternity Africa grows, we are invested in supporting and forming partnerships with other organizations who also are involved in serving the same community as we do. In December, we had a group of 16 teenagers come for the day from the Girls Foundation of Tanzania....
Record Deliveries in December!

Record Deliveries in December!

We closed 2018 with a record 107 deliveries for December here at the maternity centre. On New Year’s Day we opened the doors to a New Year by seeing one baby boy safely into the world. We are grateful for the dedication of all the clinical team that have kept working...

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