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
I hope you will join us for our annual Facebook Auction. It’s so much fun! I think we have the best selection ever this year. You will not want to miss it! Tons of handmade Ugandan crafts, gift cards, artwork, and lots of others great donations. The auction runs from Thursday, December 7th at 8am […]Read More
Meet the Pittmans and learn why they choose to give to Mercy for Mamas each month. ” Our family first became aware of the beauty of, and the hardships faced by, the people of Uganda in 2003. Since then, I have had the opportunity to visit The Pearl of Africa, become the mother of three […]Read More