NEWS

1
May
2017

Thank you to Ferring Canada!

Our President, Dr. Jacques Corcos, received a very generous donation from Frédérique Mills on behalf of Ferring Canada. It is the first donation our Foundation has received from a pharmaceutical company.

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27
April
2017

A film by Erica Pomerance wins a prize at the Vues d’Afrique Festival

Erica Pomerance has been involved with our foundation for many years as a filmmaker and Board member. Her latest documentary, Migrants de Dunes, won the Prize for Best Agriculture and Sustainable Development Film at the Vues d’Afrique Film Festival. The documentary addresses the climate change ravaging the mystical Dogon region in Mali. To learn more, visit the festival’s site.

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25
April
2017

More than $2,000 raised during our tennis tournament!

On April 23rd 2017, around 20 players went head to head in a friendly challenge which allowed us to raise over $2,000 to fund our medical missions. THANK YOU to our partners who made this day possible: the Nuns’ Tennis Club (particularly Dimitar Altankov, Michel Alexandre Rioux, Anna Attia & Harry Plafter), Marché de la Villette, License IV Restaurant, Babolat…

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1
February
2017

Our next mission to Rwanda

We are very happy to announce that our next mission will be taking place in Rwanda from May 31st to June 11. Our medical team of volunteers will once again work with the team from the Ruhengeri Hospital to care for a dozen women afflicted with complications following difficult pregnancies and labour.

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28
November
2016

Holiday gifts that will help change lives of African mothers

This holiday season, give a gift in solidarity, to help these women who need it most. Our gifts were made by Rwandan artisans and Styl’Afrique coop. Depending on the gift, between 50% and 85% of your donation will go directly to our foundation. Click here to scroll though the list of gifts on our Facebook page and order your…

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15
April
2016

MMS surgical team is going to Rwanda in November 2016

Our next surgical mission to treat women afflicted with obstetrical fistula will take place from October 25th to November 5th 2016. The terrorist attacks and overall instability in Burkina Faso have forced us to redirect our activities to Rwanda, more precisely in Ruhengeri. Our objectives remain unchanged, to bring a solution to the worst kind of urinary incontinence,…

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6
March
2016

We are back from an exploratory Mission in Rwanda

We have just returned from an enchanting stay in Kigali, the lush valley capital of Rwanda. Our main objective was to meet key individuals to ascertain the country’s needs in regards to fistula management, and to gauge their willingness to welcome us as partners in this management. Our expectations were not only met, but also surpassed! We met…

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9
May
2015

Live a mission with us: A documentary

Erica Pomerance made ​​a documentary for our foundation, tracing the life of one of our teams during a surgical mission in Boromo. This film faithfully reflects the life of a mission, its motivations and its impact on the lives of African women. The film can be viewed on Youtube.

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