In countries where people lack healthcare education and services, a baby can be infected with MNT during birth. Infection brings a disease that kills within days.
    Key Facts
One baby dies every 9 minutes and 160 babies die each day from neonatal tetanus.
    A Mother's Story
In Sierra Leone, Maumie has already suffered through three of her children's deaths. Now she has a baby boy, James, who showed signs of tetanus at birth...

Save a life now!

Select an amount to contribute on behalf of a loved one. With each donation, you will receive:

  A personalised certificate for the mother you are honouring
  A personalised letter explaining how lives have been saved in
     their honour
  A pamphlet explaining Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
 A tax deductable receipt (donations over $2.00)

This Mother's Day you can help save lives by honouring a loved one through the Mother's Day Project.

What better way to recognise the influence of someone special? And what better time? Honour an extraordinary woman in your life by protecting the connection between millions of mothers and babies right around the world. Give a vaccination package on Mother's Day and you can protect at risk mothers and children while celebrating a woman in your own life. You will receive a personalised letter and certificate of thanks to give your loved one on Mother's Day.

Every $2.00 you contribute when you say thanks on Mother's Day purchases 3 vaccinations for a mother, enough to protect her and her future children from the ravages of MNT.

All money raised through this project goes to vaccinating mothers against MNT and education in safe birthing practices and all donations over $2.00 are fully tax deductable.

The Kiwanis Mother's Day Project supports The Eliminate Project in which Kiwanis is working in partnership with UNICEF. We are also very grateful to the following organisations and companies for their support: