NEWS

1
November
2021

Our run/walk for maternal health: We surpassed our goal!

A huge thank you to all the people (60!) who participated in our Run/Walk for Maternal Health on October 30th! Together, we surpassed our goal and raised $27,630 for our next surgical mission in Rwanda! We invite you to send us photos of the race to jgagne@fondationmms.org. How nice it was to see you all in Montreal! Thanks…

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2
October
2021

First MMS mission in Tanzania

From september 24th to 28th, an exploratory mission took place in M’Panda, Tanzania. This mission was partly financed by the Mères du Monde en Santé Foundation. Two volunteers from MMS France participatedto it: Jean-Claude Alimi and Antoine Ottomani. They joined the local team composed of two gynecologists, one anesthesiologist and two nurses. In mid-November, we will be evaluating…

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9
September
2021

It’s a Go! MMS Is Relaunching Its Missions!

After a forced 18-month hiatus, MMS is furbishing its tools, honing its scalpels, adjusting its optics, repacking its boxes, and resuming its missions as of the end of September. In fact, for our first mission to Tanzania, MMS will be working with its local partners from the Association of Obstetric Fistula Surgeons of Tanzania (AOFST) to go help…

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2
February
2021

Give a Quebec-made, eco-friendly gift for Valentine’s Day!

Let’s lather and pamper ourselves… for Valentine’s Day! Give a Quebec-made, eco-friendly gift to those you love, and you will be helping us improve maternal health in Rwanda. Please support this fundraising campaign and share it far and wide! We are selling box-sets and individual items, proceeds benefitting the Mères du Monde en Santé Foundation: skincare for women…

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30
October
2020

Marcel Leboeuf at your door!

Actor and speaker, MARCEL LEBOEUF himself will deliver his maple butter, jellies and jams to many regions of Quebec, Ottawa and Eastern Ontario. It’s a great way to upgrade your Fall season at home, start your Christmas shopping or surprise your mother, father-in-law or a friend! You have not yet tasted his delicious maple butter? It is quite…

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October
2020

Christmas tree delivered to your home to support the MMS Foundation

The Mères du Monde en Santé Foundation invites you to order a real Christmas tree which will be delivered to your home by a wooden toy soldier, on the date of your choice. They can even install it on your tree stand indoors or outdoors depending on your preference. With your discount, the price of your tree (including…

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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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13
March
2020

Miles for Maternal Health: Support our team!

Our team is participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, with the goal of raising $50,000 to support our surgical missions in Rwanda. Saturday, September 26: 10K @ 9am | 5K @ 11am – run, walk or run with a stroller | 1K @ 12:45pm – Kids Run Sunday, September 27: 21K @ 9am Click here to register! If you…

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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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