TOGETHER,
LET’S IMPROVE MATERNAL
HEALTH IN AFRICA

Established in Montreal in 2011, Foundation Mères du Monde en Santé (Healthy Mothers of the World) is the only non-profit organization in Canada working to eliminate obstetric fistula in Africa, as part of the worldwide effort to improve maternal health.

Charitable registration number in Canada: 829413046RR0001.
Tax receipts are issued for donations.
18
December
2019

Twelve women cared for in Rwanda

Our team just came back from a mission to Rwanda, where they worked for 10 days at the Ruhengeri Hospital. Twenty four women received fistula repair surgery, which will allow them to regain their smile, and return to their life in their community.  We continue our work to train local doctors for these types of surgeries. Two residents…

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14
June
2019

Dr. Denis Mukwege becomes the Honorary President of our foundation

It is with great emotion and pleasure that we announce that Dr. Denis Mukege, the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, also known as “the man who mends women,” has agreed to be the Honorary President of our foundation for a 2-year term. This gynecologist devoted his life to fighting against rape as a weapon of war. Since 1999, he…

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22
January
2019

Miles for Maternal Health: Support our team!

On April 27-28 2019, our team of runners will participate in the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge, to raise $40,000 for maternal health in Africa. There are 40 runners in our team, and they have already raised over $12,000. You can help them reach their goal! Click on the name of your favorite runner below, and you will be…

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