Healing Hands of Joy has 4 main initiatives to help those suffering from fistula.
Safe Motherhood Ambassadors
We train fistula survivors – women who have been treated for obstetric fistula – as Safe Motherhood Ambassadors; Safe Motherhood Ambassadors prevent fistula and save the lives of babies by educating pregnant mothers on safe delivery practices.Literacy & Numeracy Training
Psychological and Spiritual Counseling
Income Generating Skills
We reach out to a Safe Motherhood Ambassador’s community to help her raise awareness about fistula and build advocacy with key decision making networks. We host community engagement campaigns, stakeholder workshops, religious leader trainings, and male family member trainings.Stakeholder Engagement
Religions Leader training
Male Family Member Trainings
Monitoring and Evaluation
We monitor our Safe Motherhood Ambassadors throughout the year to collect data about their work to encourage institutional delivery and prevent fistula.Baseline assessments
Expert review meetings
Strategic Initiatives are programs that allow us to expand our impact and increase our ability to end fistula and make motherhood safer.
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How Healing Hands of Joy is Making Motherhood Safer