Maternal and Infant Health

Reporting Organization:Shanti Uganda
Total Budget ($CAD):$ Unspecified
Timeframe: December 31, 2009 - July 22, 2024
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Maria Wong
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Shanti Uganda

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Uganda - $ 0 (100%)

Region - Total Budget Allocation

Sub-Saharan Africa - $ 0

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (100.0 %)

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Shanti Uganda improves maternal and infant health throughout Uganda using a unique collaborative care model. We imagine a world where all women have access to a midwife and are respected, empowered and able to thrive throughout the birth process.

Shanti Uganda’s proven model of success and dedicated team have supported over 1,300 births and impacted over 46,000 lives throughout Uganda since 2008. The Shanti Uganda Birth House is a solar powered maternity center located in the Luwero District of Uganda. The Birth House provides mother-centered care throughout pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period in addition to health education workshops for teens and a thriving community garden and nutrition program for clients and their families.

We offer the following services at the solar-powered Birth House:

>On-site lab testing for HIV/AIDS, SITs and malaria
>Full antenatal care services
>Labour servicesin a private, home-like setting
>Emergency transportation
>Continuing medical education workshops for all medical staff
>Reproductive health services including family planning counseling and education
>Full postnatal care services including infant immunizations
>Postpartum home visits to check on health and wellbeing of mother and baby

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females Children, girls Newborns
Descriptors: Rural
Total Direct Population: 3,600
Total Indirect Population: 28,800
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2.0 Training
1.0 Clinics built
1.0 Workshop
1.0 Assessment
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results


Achieved Results

27,650 lives positively impacted

1,315 live births with zero mortality


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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