MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA...
CLEAN DELIVERY KITS FOR
We would like to propose that our Zambia Medical Mission team members honor their mothers this year by donating $10 to purchase two individual clean birthing kits for
Bar of soap
Square yard of plastic sheet
Razor blade (single edge)
String for umbilical cord
Sealed bag for packaging
Cotton cloth to wrap baby
Two pairs disposable gloves
Each year about 60 million women in developing countries give birth with only the help of an untrained attendant or family member or with no help at all. Many of these deliveries take place at home and often in a small hut in a remote village.
The infection rate is high with some 1600 women per day dying from complications associated with pregnancy or childbirth, and infection is a leading cause. Around 950,000 newborns per year die from infection, according to the World Health Organization. Many of these infections can be avoided when Clean Delivery Kits (CDKs) are used.
What better gift is there to give than a gift that will give an expecting mother in
We make our own kits and assemble them in
If you are interested in participating, please make checks to Zambia Mission and send it to the following address (Zambia Mission, 658 E.N.
My mom was tickled that two mothers on another continent will be getting these in her honor. Send your donations today!!