The KIND Foundation

Every month the KIND Foundation supports organizations working to make the world a better place. We are making the world a better place, by saving mothers in need. Every month the KIND foundation gives $10,000 to the cause with the highest amount of votes. We have entered into this competition and we need your help!

Guatemala has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Latin America, mainly affecting indigenous Mayan women. In an effort to save their lives we have created the School of POWHER (Providing Outreach in Women’s Health & Educational Resources). This training curriculum empowers local traditional birth attendants, or comadronas, with the skills necessary to prevent maternal mortality. We will use the $10,000 for our School of POWHER program. We will be recruiting 20 new students for the current year. These rural, indigenous students will need to travel and stay with us for 6 months to attend the School. We need the money to support our comadronas with housing, traveling costs, and the costs of our expensive supplies that help save lives.

By properly training comadronas we can create a unique and powerful partnership between modern medicine and traditional values that ultimately saves the lives of women in high-risk labor. Vote now at: 

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