Blood loss is common during certain surgeries. Maternity Africa relies on the local population for all-important blood donations so that we can treat our patients properly.

Local international school, UWC East Africa Arusha Campus, recently organised a hugely successful blood donation event among its senior students, parents, staff and friends.

Fiker, the student managing the event, says, “Organizing this blood drive has been such a wonderful experience. Our community has done a great job by adding to the blood storage of Maternity Africa’s hospital. This is a huge step taken to save lives and it shall be a tradition for our community.”

Maternity Africa is hugely grateful to Fiker and the wider UWC community for your generous blood donations, helping us to save lives. Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you all here again soon.