With the first pregnant woman arriving on January 15, the Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home has quickly started serving the Tikonko Community. As this article is being written, 14 women are there awaiting childbirth, which will take place at the Tikonko Community Health Center nearby. The women come
In 2016, the Garden Club of Princeton, New Jersey, headed by Gigi Goldman (originally from Minneapolis, MN) generously assembled and donated a solar suitcase system for the Birth Waiting Home (Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home). It was officially installed in January 2018 after completing the construction of the Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home.
A very generous donation was made at the end of January by the National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America. Orchestrated by their president Suna Nallo, NOSLINA presented the Mbao-mi Mothers’ Home with much needed appliances, including generator, freezer, two refrigerators, and a water pump.