Protecting women in labour: rural Ethiopia
We are thrilled to share news of an exciting opportunity – Ethiopiaid has been selected to take part in the Big Give Women & Girls match fund appeal! Every donation made to Ethiopiaid via the Big Give platform during the campaign week 11th – 18th October 2023 will be generously matched by philanthropic partners.
Pregnancy and childbirth are one of the most dangerous things a woman can go through in rural Ethiopia. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Watch our animation to find out more:
How will your match fund donations be helping?
Donations from this match fund appeal will support the amazing work of our maternal health partners. By providing maternity waiting homes within health facilities, women in rural areas can travel before the onset of labour and have a safe, supportive and well-equipped place to stay in the final weeks of their pregnancy. Where help and midwives are close by, reducing risks and complications – saving the lives of women and their babies.