This pink #Jeep belongs to #Midwives for #Haiti who work to ensure that women in rural Haiti have access to #prenatal care and skilled #birth attendants. Nadene Brunk, founder of Midwives for Haiti, says long distances, inadequate transportation, and lack of information on basic prenatal care contribute to Haiti's maternal mortality rate, the highest in the Western Hemisphere. The off-road vehicle allows the midwives to reach some of Haiti's most remote villages significantly reducing the chances of Haitian women dying in #childbirth. The #Rotary Club of Western Henrico County, #Virginia, #USA, along with Bon Secours #Health Systems and local individual donors, contributed a total of  US$70,000 to purchase the Jeep including the Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund, a donor advised fund set up by The #RotaryFoundation. Photo posted by @midwivesforhaiti #regram #rotaryhero #maternalandchildhealth #motherandchild #rotaryinternational #rotaryimages #volunteer #service #charity #nonprofit #sm4sg #photo4change #pinkjeep #midwife #midwives #callthemidwife
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