Eastern D.R.Congo Maternity Facility
Transforming maternal and infant survival
D.R.Congo is widely quoted as being ‘the most dangerous place on earth to be a woman or girl’.Recent conflicts and ongoing lawlessnwess together with limited medical resources has meant that women have suffered greatly. With your help Comfort Rwanda & Congo and our partners Comfort Congo have established a Maternity Care Facility in the Rusayo area and by so doing have expanded the limited medical services available to an area relentlessly torn apart by conflict.
Unable to afford maternity care many women are forced to give birth at home in grass huts where complications can lead to the death of mother and/or child. Comfort Rwanda & Congo and our partners Comfort Congo want to continue to offer the opportunity for women to give birth in a safe clean environment.
The maternity clinic, opened in April 2015, urgently needs your help for equipment, running and staffing costs. The facility has 20 beds, a labour room, a purpose built surgery room for caesarian sections, recovery rooms, a kitchen and family waiting area and a fully trained Congolese medical team offering pre natal care, delivery and after care. This facility means that fewer women and children will die unnecessarily. The challenge is keep it functioning to a high standard. You can dramatically impact the desperate situation of the women of this area by supporting this new facility. Thank you for your support.
31 Dec 2017
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