Kivulini Maternity Centre – News

Maternity Africa’s Kivulini Maternity Centre is located in rural Northern Tanzania, near the city of Arusha. Since ofifically opening in June 2018, the centre has provided a spectrum of quality, evidence-based maternal healthcare services. These include antenatal care, intrapartum care, postnatal care, comprehensive family planning counselling and treatment and 24-hour Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (CEmONC).

At Kivulini Maternity Centre, Maternity Africa also provides surgery for women suffering from obstetric fistula and other birth-induced injuries.

The Centre is equipped with its own laboratory, theatre, pharmacy, wards accommodating up to 56 beds, administrative offices and staff accommodations.

Thanks to the kindness of Maternity Africa’s generous donors, all of the services are provided free of charge to the vulnerable and marginalised women and girls of childbearing age treated at Kivulini Maternity Centre.

Check out some of the latest stories from Kivulini Maternity Centre below.




Ritha is 52 years old. She comes from Kigoma, Northwest Tanzania. At the age of five, Ritha developed polio and used simple, locally-made crutches.  Rita never married: men would not accept her because of her crippled condition.   At the age of around 14, Ritha...

Her Voice Symposium

Her Voice Symposium

Three of Maternity Africa's staff recently attended Her Voice Symposium, an all-day event held at a nearby Institute of Community Development. Pictured on the left of the photograph is Neema Donatha, one of Maternity Africa's teachers. With 11% of deliveries at...

Staff help poor family

Staff help poor family

Edith is 18, her husband is 34.  He escorted Edith to attend antenatal clinics at Maternity Africa’s Kivulini Maternity Centre.  She had previously attended a clinic elsewhere, but could not afford the fees for ultrasound scans.  Like all of our...

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