CMW – Community Midwives Training program

Goals:

  • Improve access to basic healthcare with special focus on maternal and child health in hard to access, remote and rural areas.
  • Self development of young women for a leadership role in maternal, family and community healthcare.
  • Enabling these young women to establish themselves as a service provider, community activist, educator and a community leader.
  • Raising communities awareness and acceptance for women’s maternal healthcare.
  • Creating the future role models and leaders who embody women empowerment.

Act as central point of basic healthcare data collection and organization for future research and interventions. vaccinations, birth data, mortality and common illnesses

Program

  • Implemented through partner organization like IDSP and HANDS, an 18 months accredited Basic Training Course in CMW. After the course women are certified through local Nursing Council. (PNC)

Cost:

  • $5000 per candidate for 18 months covering tuition, lodging, food and logistics.  Cost will be covered by JRM Foundation as a waive-able interest free loan.

8For8 Fund:

  • Candidates are asked to give variable small donation into the community fund on monthly basis out of their business earnings.

ROI

  • After building a successful healthcare practice average graduate of this program is earning twice as much as an average man in these communities $200-400 per month.