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.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities for physicians and nurses, please email us: info@fondationmms.org.
18
July
2020

Cotton masks for adults and children

Help reduce the spread of COVID-19 while supporting our foundation! Our cotton masks for adults and children are made in Montreal by Styl’Afrique Coop. $20, free shipping in Canada. Click here to see our selection and contact us to order! Email us at info@fondationmms.org or call Maria, one of our volunteers: 514-839-3636. Thank you and take care!

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26
March
2020

Dear friends, dear MMS members, dear donors,

It is with a flood of emotions that our Board of directors took two important decisions today.  First, to cancel of our two spring missions in Rwanda: the one organized by MMS France due to take place this week, and the one planned for May by our Canadian team. We don’t think that the minimal safety conditions required…

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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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