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Healthy Women. Healthy Families. Healthier World.

mothers2mothers (m2m) provides health care to families who need it most, delivered by women who know them best. We’re building a healthy, thriving Africa.

Our Impact

Since m2m began in 2001, we have…

Created over

11,500

jobs for women living with HIV as frontline health workers.

Reached almost

15 Million

people in sub-Saharan Africa with life-changing health services.

Achieved

virtual elimination

of mother-to-child transmission of HIV among our enrolled clients for the past eight years.

Our Approach

Through our Mentor Mother Model, m2m employs local women living with HIV as Frontline Health Workers. These “Mentor Mothers” dramatically improve the health and wellbeing of:

WOMEN AGES 15-49

Mentor Mothers educate and support women and their families to access healthcare, start the treatment they need, and stay in care.

CHILDREN AGES 0-9

m2m is committed to ensuring that every child thrives, not just survives, through services to protect and improve the health and development of infants and children.

ADOLESCENTS AGES 10-24

m2m works to create health and wellbeing for adolescent girls and boys, and young adults, with a focus on reducing HIV infections and related illnesses, as well as youth-friendly services for those living with HIV.

SPECIAL POPULATIONS

m2m also works with special populations. This includes male partners of existing clients, as well as groups where there are high numbers of new HIV infections and additional health risks. This includes internally displaced people, and Key Populations such as men who have sex with men.

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Latest News

m2m joins African Union Commission’s “Digital Health Strategy for Africa” Taskforce

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World Immunization Week falls every year during the last week of April. According to the…

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m2m granted UN Special Consultative Status

In December 2021, mothers2mothers’ was thrilled to learn that we had been granted Special Consultative Status by the United Nations (UN)…

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Faustina’s Story

“I found out I was HIV-positive after giving birth to my sixth child. He became sick, and was found to have Tuberculosis (TB). He also tested positive for HIV.

This led to my husband, who had been sick for a while, also being tested. He, too, was diagnosed with HIV and TB. Due to lack of treatment, I lost them both.

My life was turned upside down. I faced a lot of stigma in my community. I lost my source of income.

What kept me going was volunteering at an HIV Support Group at my clinic, helping people to accept their status.

When mothers2mothers opened a programme in Ghana in 2019, I was overjoyed to be employed as a Team Lead. Finally, after working unpaid for nine years, I was recognised and paid for my work.

Today, I no longer face stigma, my efforts are recognised by my community, and I go to work every day with pride.”

Faustina Ocansey
m2m Mentor Mother and Team Lead in Ashaiman, Ghana.

RT @IntraHealth "It is beyond time to trust CHWs to do more, and to train and support them to provide more integrated services, including clinical services such as testing and drug dispensing." We couldn't agree more, @m2mtweets! loom.ly/S63a9Us pic.twitter.com/UkTAaQKkQI

About 6 minutes ago from mothers2mothers's Twitter via Twitter Web App

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