Barbara May Foundation

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THE PROBLEM

Every year over half a million women die from childbirth in developing countries, which is about 1,000 women for every 100,000 births. For every death, another 30 women suffer from some sort of injury which includes obstetric fistula.

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THE SOLUTION

The Barbara May Foundation is working to ensure that women in developing countries have safe maternal health care during labour with the development of a simple network of maternal health care in sub-Sahara Africa.

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ABOUT US

The Barbara May Foundation supports the work of Australians Valerie Browning AM and Dr Andrew Browning to provide a simple network of maternal health care in developing countries in Africa.

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YOUR HELP

You can support the Foundation in a number of ways. Make a tax deductible donation, become a community fundraiser, join our workplace giving program, volunteer. There are so many ways to get involved and make a difference to women’s lives in developing countries.

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Our Mission

To provide sustainable maternal health care and significantly reduce the incidence of obstetric fistula in developing countries. The Barbara May Foundation believes that all women in developing countries have the right to safe maternal health care during their pregnancy and labour.