Dear friends of The Aminata Maternal Foundation,
What a celebration our BLUFF and SWAGGER lunch was ! We couldn't have done it without all of your generosity and support. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to you for embarking on this journey with the Aminata Maternal Foundation.
Our new project, a training and accommodation hostel for pregnant teenagers and young mothers, is a vital component of our holistic approach to maternal health. To have your support and your willingness to stand with these girls and their precious babies is heart-warming.
Please know how important each and every one of you are to The Aminata Maternal Foundation. Thank you so much for having joined us, for your generous donations and for your willingness to support us. We hope you know feel a part of the Aminata Maternal Foundation family.
Deepest gratitude and warmest regards,
Aminata and Penny.
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