A Kenyan Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Initiative

Photo of mothers with babies at MAISHA programWe are proud to be a member of the Maternal Access and Infant Survival for Health Advancement (MAISHA) partnership. MAISHA serves to improve maternal, newborn, and child health services at the community level by strengthening community health units and rural health facilities in Kenya.

Project partners include College of the Rockies, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, and Kenya's Ministry of Health, with input and support from local and international organizations.


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March 2015
Monthly Dispatch from Kenya

The latest MAISHA Dispatch from Kenya shares the stories of mothers in Kenyan communities. Stories such as Mary, who gave birth on the way to a clinic, lost a lot of blood, but was then assisted by MAISHA-trained nurses. 
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November 12, 2014
College of the Rockies Wins Silver for MAISHA Project

College of the Rockies continues to be recognized for its excellent work. At the recent International Congress of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) in Beijing, the College was awarded silver in the area of social development for the MAISHA project. The award represented one of only six awards presented to Canadian institutions as part of the Congress. 
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MAISHA is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD).