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
Guess what? Your generous donations this summer allowed us to provide cloth diaper sets to 250 Ugandan mamas. These women were so excited to get these diapers. It may seem like a simple thing to you, but this relieves a huge burden for these women and helps to keep their babies healthy.Disposable diapers are expensive […]Read More
We received a great testimony this week from one of our ministry partners. The team at Hope for Women in Crisis had quite an exciting night earlier this week. One of the teenage mothers, Brenda, thought her pregnancy was full-term, but they took her for an ultrasound last week and they told her she was […]Read More
Mercy for Mamas loves to partner with mission teams and other groups doing great work in Uganda. We were able to provide 50 mama kits to a team working in Kagadi. The kits were distributed to many women, like the one pictured, right after they arrived. Team leader Lindsey said, “When they arrived NO ONE […]Read More