We are beyond excited to announce that with the help of our AMF supporters The Aminata Maternal Foundation has now safely delivered almost 2,000 mothers and their babies in less than 2 years. That’s 4,000 safely delivered!
Your contributions have made this dream into reality, and an achievement for us all to celebrate. This would not have happened without you all. We have a long to go, but the most important thing is that we have started a legacy.
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International Women’s Day celebrates women all over the world, highlighting women’s achievements in all professional fields and aspects of society. In doing so, the day raises awareness against bias and supports a gender-equal world. After taking its first steps towards rebuilding after an eleven year-long civil war, Sierra Leone was overwhelmed with the devastating Ebola […]Read More
“I grew up with my father and three other siblings… and my Dad was a businessman that travelled. So I grew up quite well off but in 1999 that changes… in the middle of the night we hear a lot of people crying, running around, trying to find safety.” Our CEO & Founder Aminata Conteh-Biger […]Read More
Our CEO and Founder Aminata Conteh-Biger is the inspiration behind what we do. Aminata lived a healthy and happy life in Freetown, Sierra Leone with her father. Though her life was changed when she was only a teenager. In 1999 a civil war, which would last 11 years, broke out. Aminata was captured by rebel […]Read More
Education is a human right. Without inclusive and accessible education that provide lifelong opportunities, the cycle of poverty leaves many children and adults around the world at a great disadvantage. January 24th, the International Day of Education aims to recognise the importance of quality education for peace and development. According to the United Nations ‘… […]Read More
Have you had the chance to listen to Aminata’s interview with ABC Conversations’ Richard Fidler? Aminata spoke to Richard last year in a special audio interview about her capture by rebel soldiers during the civil war in Sierra Leone. She spent months on the road with them, surviving terrible trauma. She was eventually freed, but […]Read More
Aminata Maternal Foundation’s Bluff & Swagger Fashion Lunch was a celebration to remember. Our Cheer Squad, the team of volunteers, models, African drummers and supporters filled the room with the contagious and joyful spirit of Shout ‘Gladi Gladi’, in celebration of women overcoming adversity and celebrating their strength and resilience. Our drummers set the rhythm […]Read More