Maison de Naissance in Southwestern Haiti “It’s hard to believe that Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, is only a 90 minute flight from the border of the US, the richest in the Hemisphere. Fortunately, there is Maison de Naissance (“House of Birth”)—a shining beacon at the end of a long road! Undoubtedly, visiting Haiti was one of the most unique experiences of our lives.” Llewellyn and Leo, Immersion Trip participants (June 2017).
This project Partner operates the only Haitian Health Ministry-licensed birth center and is staffed completely by Haitians. Since their founding in 2004, Maison de Naissance has never lost a mother under its care–after almost 5,000 deliveries! The clinic also provides community health education, family planning, prenatal HIV testing, and pre-and-postnatal visits. It was truly a beacon for surrounding families, offering disaster relief and emergency services after Hurricane Matthew last September.
While continuing to provide high-quality care to local families who would otherwise be left without, current Initiatives include a second Immersion Trip October 1-7, 2017 and raising the remaining $8,000 urgently needed for a new vehicle to navigate very rough roads. To help close this funding gap and/or sign up for one of 3 spots left on the trip-of-a-lifetime, please contact: Janice@globalbirthinghomefoundation.org or call 913.402.6800.
To learn more: http://globalbirthinghomefoundation.org.