Why We Exist

2.9 million babies die per year largely from preventable causes. In addition 2.6 million babies are stillborn.

Newborn babies comprise 44% of deaths under five years old.

40 million mothers per year, still give birth without a skilled attendant.

303,000 maternal deaths per year


*Global health statistics from: The Lancet, Volume 384, Issue 9938, July 2014

 

Why Uganda