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.
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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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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