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Review for International Midwife Assistance, Inc., Boulder, CO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

International Midwife Assistance is incredibly effective. IMA focuses on the project on the ground. Most all the resources go to supporting the clinic in Uganda and how to do the job better and better. The work is very direct, support moves quickly from the donors to the very needy people who are served. Also, participation by the locals in management of the project is critical. The people express their needs and priorities rather than being told by the organization what they need. Local buy-in makes the difference, the projects are shaped by the communities they serve, so that real sustainable change happens. Many women's lives are saved, and many women gain control of their fertility, through IMA's work.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've seen direct results from this organization in newly trained midwives in Afghanistan and a fantastic birth center in Uganda.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would love the world to see the concrete, tangible changes this organization is making with needy communities, so that more people would become donors.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I have delivered many babies at the Ugandan clinic.