We are now officially open. Welcome to Kivulini Maternity Centre.

Shaking the Tree

Zawadi Bendera is our young engineer who is responsible for the installation and care of our biomedical equipment as well as for vital parts of our infrastructure including the equipment that provides our water and electricity supply. In addition to her direct role,...

Shirima

Outreach is tough. Lucas travels for miles around the country searching for women hidden away, ashamed because they smell so bad, suffering from the debilitating condition, obstetric fistula. In one village Lucas had been giving education regarding fistula, then asked...

The Hostel Gets a Roof

In addition to directly serving Tanzanian mothers, Kivulini will provide advanced midwifery training courses.  The hostel will accommodate 8 trainees during their 6 week course.

Volunteer Obsetrician Required in Ethiopia

The Afar Pastoral Development Association in partnership with Maternity Africa (www.maternityafrica.org) is seeking an experienced obstetrician to staff a small 20 bed obstetric unit in the desert area of Ethiopia. ‘The Barbara May Memorial Hospital’ is...

Monica Ndege

Monica Ndege is a Tanzanian registered Nurse and Midwife with more than 27 years of working experience.  Monica is a holder of a BA in Theology and Masters in Psychology. Monica has worked with Medical Missionary of Mary Sisters, Diocese of Bomfin and Arch Diocese of...

Walls

After what feels like an eternity of foundation work, this week the team have started on laying the blocks that will form the walls to Kivulini Maternity Centre.

Serena

Serena was a young woman who arrived at the hospital with a suspected fistula as she was leaking faeces. She said she had had ‘an operation’ in another hospital, but all signs pointed towards a ‘back street’ abortion. Abortion is illegal in Tanzania but...

Zawadi a Bendera

It will be my job at Kivulini Maternity centre to ensure the safe and reliable operation of all electronic and electro-mechanical equipment. Everything from laboratory analysers and oxygen concentrators to our 65KVA diesel generator. In 2016 I qualified as a...

Maternity Africa Fistula Repair Statistics

While we are based in Tanzania Dr Browning travels throughout Africa to undertake Fistula repair surgery.  This picture summarizes the location of patients treated by him since the inception of Maternity Africa....

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