One Heart World Wide
To reduce maternal and neonatal mortality during childbirth in the most remote areas of the world.
Where they work
Nepal and Mexico, began network in Tibet 2002-09.
A "Network of Safety" for mothers and newborns in remote settings: provide life-saving skills along a referral path that ties together mothers, families, communities and all health providers.
US$961,000 for FY13 (Dec-13).
Delivered to date
Upgraded 7 birthing centers in Nepal, distributed over 10,000 birth kits, educated 230 Skilled Birth Attendants and trained over 3,000 health workers in childbirth preparedness and newborn care.
Measured by % of pregnant women getting prenatal care (visits and supplements), % of deliveries attended by Skilled Birth Attendants, % of home deliveries utilizing a clean and safe birth kit, and % of women receiving post-natal visits, and maternal and newborn mortality.
To reach 10% of the 50,000 female community health volunteers in Nepal over the next five years.
Our investment so far
US$200,000 unrestricted grants.