Grants to Mujeres Aliadas
2012 (Duration 2 years)
Population & Reproductive Health
PATZCUARO, MEXICO — With a two-year grant of $120,000 Mujeres Aliadas will promote professional midwifery in addressing maternal mortality in Mexico by (a) supporting the Mujeres Aliadas midwifery school model in which professional nurses are trained with midwifery skills, and (b) carrying out a promotional campaign aimed at greater visibility and acceptance for this cadre of health personnel.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mujeres Aliadas $120,000 between 2003 and 2013.