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15 years ago, 1,500 babies were infected with HIV each day globally...
mothers2mothers (m2m) started in 2001 with in Cape Town, South Africa...
...employing 5 HIV-positive Mentor Mothers to educate and support other mothers on how to protect their babies from HIV and stay alive.
babies are still infected with HIV each day in sub-Saharan Africa. But at m2m, we have among our clients.
...working in hundreds of in 8 sub-Saharan African countries.
Last year alone, Mentor Mothers reached .
BUT THE NUMBERS TELL
ONLY PART OF OUR STORY
Dr. Donna Futterman is an internationally-recognised leader and activist in the care and prevention of HIV among youth. She is currently Board Chair of m2m U.S.
Nosiphiwo Ntshanga first met m2m when she was a nurse and midwife at a hospital in the township of Khayelitsha outside Cape Town.
Isabelle works with m2m Mentor Mothers as a Health Surveillance Assistant in Malawi.
Sanelisiwe is a m2m Peer Mentor who educates and supports adolescent girls and young women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.