Grantee Profile

Nueve Lunas

Grants to Nueve Lunas

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    OAXACA, MEXICO — Nueve Lunas is one of the leading organizations promoting midwifery and respectful care during childbirth in Oaxaca. This grant will support increased recognition of professional midwifery and improved quality of primary maternal health care in Mexico. The project includes a communications campaign to generate a positive perception of professional midwifery among health professionals and the public; advocacy efforts towards improved maternal health care at primary level; and the consolidation of professional midwifery in Oaxaca as replicable model.

  • $180,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    OAXACA, MEXICO — To improve the delivery of skilled attendance at birth in rural indigenous areas of Oaxaca and generating support for midwifery training systems (over two years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    OAXACA, MEXICO — In support of improving skilled attendance at birth in rural indigenous areas of Oaxaca and generating support for midwifery training systems (over two years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    OAXACA, MEXICO — For a project to reduce maternal deaths in Oaxaca State (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Nueve Lunas $610,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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