Muffins for Midwives

Get your buns in the oven!

Muffins for Midwives - Square LogoWe’re celebrating ‘International Day of the Midwife’ by asking people to host a cake party in May – the money you raise will sponsor the training of midwives in Africa.

You can host a tea party, cake sale or coffee morning, invite your friends, family and colleagues to join you and ask them to make a small donation.

1 in 22 women die in pregnancy and childbirth in developing countries.   Having a midwife or skilled birth attendant present at birth is one of the most effective interventions to save lives.  It costs, on average, just £80 a month to train a midwife so together, people here can help midwives in Africa to save the lives of mothers and their babies.

Muffins for Midwives - Montage of photosWhen:  International Day of the Midwife is on 5th May every year so hosting a party any time in May would be great (or another time of year if that suits you better)!

More info:  For a free Muffins for Midwives fundraising pack which contains everything you should need for your event please fill in your details below or contact us on 01273 234033 or fundraising@maternityworldwide.org.  You can like our Facebook page or tweet us @MaternityWW and share your ideas with other Muffinista’s!

Make a donation: If you can’t host an event but would like to make a donation towards training more midwives in Africa please visit our Muffins for Midwives JustGiving donation page here.  You can also set up your own JustGiving page here for Muffins for Midwives!

You can make a text donation by sending the message “MIDW50 £10″ to 70070 the amount can be £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10.

Our first student midwife Lensa, whose training is sponsored by Muffins for Midwives, qualifies this Summer – read her story here!

Thank you to everyone who took part in 2016 – we are still receiving money raised so will update you with the total raised shortly.  You can host an event any time of year if you’d still like to be involved and of course; we’ll be back next May for more muffins!

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