Save The Mothers

Save the Mothers promotes maternal health in the developing world through education, public awareness and advocacy. Based in Uganda and North America, Save The Mothers dedicated to saving some of the 303,000 women who die in childbirth every year.

Farewell Deborah: Message from the STM Board

Important Message from the Save the Mothers Board of Directors Dear Friends, Save the Mothers has been blessed to have Deborah Mensah as our Executive Director, leading our organization for the past 3 years.  She has worked closely with the East African Director, Dr. Miriam Mutabazi, strengthening systems and protocols as well as collaborating and …

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Lessons & Memories: Reflections on my time with Save the Mothers

It has been a sincere pleasure to lead Save the Mothers for the past three years. Working to end preventable maternal and child death with my colleagues and the Master of Public Health Leadership Alumni was very satisfying. Now my journey with STM has come to an end. I will join my family in Ghana, West Africa to continue to work on the continent advocating for fair access to health services for all. Especially for vulnerable populations.

Thank you for your support in 2020!

Dear Friends, Happy New Year. I pray that 2021 brings you and yours many blessings. In early March last year, just before the world changed, we celebrated with partners and communities in Tanzania.  You supported a project that brought better maternal care practices and facilities to two very large, rural districts near Lake Victoria. One …

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Couples like Everline and Tonny need your help this Christmas…

Dear Friends, What a year this has been! 2020 is just days from ending, and while a part of me is breathing a sigh of relief, the other is taking stock of my blessings. My family–who live around the world–are safe. I am deeply grateful that we are healthy, happy, and have enough. People everywhere …

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Adapting, but staying the course in times of crisis

A note from Deborah Mensah, Executive Director Who would have thought that our world could change so drastically over a few short months? The COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly changed your sphere in a significant way. Some of us have lost family and friends. Some of us have lost our jobs and livelihoods. Many have struggled …

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Major grant for Save the Mothers announced

The Canadian philanthropic organization, Stronger Together, announced a number of new grants this week, including a sizable one for the work of Save the Mothers (STM). Stronger Together announced their intention to invest $81,400 in a pilot Midwifery Mentorship model in Uganda. East African midwives work long hours caring for mothers and newborns under conditions of poor wages, …

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Graduate – and game changer – Moses Kyangwa

Moses Kyangwa is a public health scientist from Uganda’s Busoga region. He graduated from Save the Mothers’ Master of Public Health Leadership program in October, 2015. Today, at 30 years of age, he remains enthusiastic about promoting maternal health and the overall well-being of women and children—particularly in rural Uganda where so many die of …

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