TOGETHER,

LET'S IMPROVE MATERNAL
HEALTH IN AFRICA

La Fondation mères du monde en santé 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.
Since 2011, the Foundation's volunteer doctors and nurses have offered medical care to more than 100 women in Burkina Faso and in Rwanda.

Charitable registration number in Canada: 829413046RR0001.
Tax receipts are issued for donations.
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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23
May
2019

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Today, the United Nations is drawing public attention to a major but little-known problem in the area of ​​maternal health, obstetric fistula. It is a serious injury that occurs during difficult childbirth in areas where women do not have access to adequate obstetric care. “The condition typically leaves women incontinent, and as a result they are often shunned…

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30
April
2019

Scotiabank Run: Our efforts have paid off!

Congratulations to our wonderful team! Not a single runner was let down by the rain and the gloomy weather. What a great energy! We are proud to announce that we raised more than $31,000. Our efforts have paid off! Thanks to you, women in Rwanda will receive the surgical care that they need. Many women have been waiting…

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