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Maternity Worldwide is a charity which works in low-income countries to help women and girls access the high quality maternal health care they need to be able to give birth safely.

Having a baby should be a time of great joy and hope. But every year across the world 287,000 women die in pregnancy and childbirth. That’s one mother dying every 2 minutes, 800 each day. These women do not need to suffer and die; most lives could be saved relatively easily and cheaply. Find out more  »

Our Projects

We currently have three integrated maternal health programmes in Malawi, Uganda and Ethiopia. Find out more about them here ».

Who we support

We work with mothers who are in the greatest need and at the highest risk of dying during pregnancy or childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more »

A mother’s story

Read about the mothers we have helped to ensure they can safely deliver their baby. Read more »

How you can support us

Help us to continue saving lives in childbirth by getting involved with our events, fundraising or volunteering in the UK or Africa. Read more »

What’s Happening

Buy a Bike for a Healthcare Worker

Buy a bike for a healthcare worker in Africa to enable them to provide vital maternal and newborn healthcare in rural areas.

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Mud Monsters Run!

Fancy taking on a mud-tastic challenge in 2017? We’ve partnered with Mud Monsters Run – an award winning mud and obstacle race that will not disappoint!

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We’re recruiting!

We are looking for a committed, flexible, highly organised Trusts and Foundations Officer to join our team in Brighton.

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