Mercy for Mamas believes that every woman deserves the right to safe, clean childbirth. Our goal is to help women get the care they the need so they can survive childbirth and thrive as mothers. We also want all of our work to reflect the hope and love that we have in Jesus Christ and point women to a relationship with Him.
The Need: 1 in every 49 Ugandan women will die from birth or pregnancy complications, which is almost 20 women dying every day. The maternal mortality rate in Uganda is 40x’s higher than the rate in the US. The most staggering thing from those numbers is that the majority of those deaths could easily be […]Read More
Our approach is simple. Provide women with the proper supplies needed to give birth. In Uganda, a woman must bring all of the supplies needed for the birth with her to the hospital. Many women do not get the care they need during labor because they cannot afford these supplies. We pass out bundles with […]Read More
What is a mama kit? A Mama Kits is an all-in-one kits that contains everything needed to help provide a clean and safe delivery. In order to give birth in most hospitals or clinics in Uganda, you must purchase all of the necessary supplies and bring them with you. If you do not have the supplies […]Read More
We want to start a new feature where once a week or so we will introduce you to some of the women we serve. Our goal is for you to hear their stories, see their faces, and get a better understanding of where they are coming from, the needs they face, and how we help. […]Read More
Check it out… we have new t-shirts! You are going to love the design, and they are available in 6 different styles and lots of different colors! It’s based off of one of our favorite bible verses, Micah 6:8. The two sets of arrows (look closely!) show how God makes an inward change in us […]Read More
**This post is aimed at pastors and church leaders. If that’s not you, will you please pass this on to someone in leadership at your church if you’d like them to include Mercy for Mamas in your church or small group’s Mother’s Day celebrations. Thank you so much!** IF YOU’D RATHER WATCH A VIDEO THEN […]Read More