News From Georgette

Mar 27th, 2009 Updates

Tammy and I were very excited to find an email this morning from a friend who had spoken to Georgette. The email we had hoped to use to speak with Georgette did not work properly, so we have only received updates through Flory. With my school schedule being so hectic, we haven’t been able to keep up with him as we had hopped.

The exciting news is that the Midwives continue to work towards having a viable group. They have been working to raise funds to purchase goats and chickens in addition to their garden. At least we know the midwives in Nayngezi are moving forward. I wish we could get news from the other regions.

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Jennifer Vanderlaan CNM MPH is the author of the website. She has been working with expectant families since 2000, training doulas, childbirth educators, and midwives. She has worked with midwives in Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Her interest in public health grew in 2010, and she is now a PhD student learning to become a producer of knowledge.

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