The organization seeks to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV/Aids. The report states that Mothers2mothers increased its reach by 35% in 2015 and has virtually eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV among clients for the second year in a row. LGT VP has been supporting Mothers2mothers since 2011.
Mothers2mothers (m2m) believes in the power of women to eliminate pediatric AIDS and create health and hope for themselves and their babies, families and communities. It’s their mission to impact the health of mothers by putting them at the heart of improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health. Ms2m’s Mentor Mother Model empowers mothers living with HIV, through education and employment, as role models to help other women and their families access essential services and medical care.
Through the Mentor Mother Model, they work with governments, local partners and communities to: eliminate HIV infections; reduce maternal and child mortality; improve the health of adolescents, women and families; support livelihood development for families and communities; promote universal access to reproductive health and family planning; advance healthy development of newborns and children; overcome stigma and discrimination; and champion gender equality.
Mothers2mothers has been very successful in its work, the 2015 annual report states that its reach has increased by 35%, and that the organization has virtually eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV among clients for the second year in a row.
Read the full report here.