In the Democratic Republic of Congo, pregnant women are one of the most vulnerable groups caught up in political instability and civil unrest, and the Congo has one of the highest maternal death rates in the world. But we can make giving birth safer for mothers in part by providing much-needed supplies to clinics that serve thousands of people. Establishing maternal facilities is part of JGI’s integrated approach that recognizes the connection between the needs of people and conservation.
$500 buys an examination table for a health centre