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
Last week a horrendous fire destroyed a slum area in Jinja leaving more than 50 families homeless. People have been rallying together to help these people rebuild. One of our partners, Kathy, has been part of the recovery and rebuilding efforts. She told us that she’s been taking some mama kits with her each day […]Read More
Our February Uganda trip is in full swing. We are having a great time meeting with the different women. We did an outreach in a slum of Kampala on Saturday. We met with about 100 women and distributed about 75 mama kits. We had a great time of teaching and the women asked a lot […]Read More
When you make a donation to Mercy for Mamas, 100% of that money goes directly towards our ministry. Your donations are used solely to cover the costs of purchasing mama kits and then delivering those kits all over Uganda. We pride ourselves in keeping our overhead costs almost nil. You can rest assured that what […]Read More