‘Start Right’ Maternal / Newborn Care
$200 per mom for maternal care supports this vital initiative!
Maternal and newborn mortality is unacceptably high. Causes that could be avoided with access to medicine, pre-/ postnatal care and deliveries attended by health care providers in a sanitary setting. With your help, we can beat the odds!
Your support of HAPI’s Start Right does so much to ensure mom’s health and thriving newborns. Sponsor a mom with a one-time gift of $200 or consider a monthly donation of $20.
- Every day in 2017, approximately 810 women died from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
- 94% of all maternal deaths occur in low and lower middle-income countries.
- Skilled care before, during and after childbirth can save the lives of women and newborns.
- Haiti’s maternal mortality is four times greater than USA and 26 times greater than the country with the lowest maternal mortality; newborn mortality is 10 times greater than USA and 50 times greater than the country with the lowest newborn mortality rate.