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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 the surprising circumstances of her release meant she was still being hunted. 

Listen to the moving conversation here.

This is very exciting news for the foundation that this conversation has been repeated from its first broadcast on July 2018.

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Show your thanks this Mother’s Day!

May 5, 2020

MOTHER’S DAY IS ON SUNDAY 10 MAY 2020 This Mother’s Day make your mother feel extra special by helping mothers on the other side of the world. Give the gift of hope by purchasing an Aminata Maternal Foundation donation e-Card or join the Foundation’s Mother’s Day social media campaign. This Mother’s Day we’re thankful to […]

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Aminata speaks to Joy Lawn about her new book “Rising Heart”

May 5, 2020

 “[T]he one thing I carry with me all the time is kindness. I believe when you “have”, you have a responsibility. It doesn’t matter what it is you have, even if it’s only time, it is important to share it with others who need it. So this idea of “serving”, or being a server, … […]

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Rising Heart Release

April 29, 2020

We recently shared with you a first look at the cover of our founder and CEO, Aminata Conteh-Biger’s upcoming book Rising Heart which was due out in May.  Due to the current COVD-19 situation, the decision has been made to push back the release date of the book until the end of September. While this […]

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Hakuna Matata Yoga with AMF sponsored by The Yoga Deck

April 22, 2020

Please join us in the comfort of your own home from 7.30am each Friday for our Aminata Maternal Foundation “Hakuna Matata Yoga” – kindly sponsored by the wonderfully generous and talented, Meg Thomson, of The Yoga Deck. 100% of proceeds raised will go directly to The Aminata Maternal Foundation providing much needed support to mothers […]

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Supporting Women and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 18, 2020

Women and children are often the worst affected during public health crises. The Aminata Maternal Foundation is working with the Aberdeen Women’s Centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone to ensure that vulnerable women and girls continue to have access to free maternal health services during this difficult time. Previous public health and humanitarian crises, such as […]

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International Women’s Day 2020

March 5, 2020

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 […]

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