The Shanti Uganda Society

Registered Name: The Shanti Uganda Society

Business Number: 819964412RR0001

Our Mission

Shanti Uganda Improves Maternal and Infant Health Throughout Uganda

About The Shanti Uganda Society

Founded in 2008, Shanti Uganda is a grassroots Canadian charity and Ugandan NGO that supports women and families in the Luwero District of Uganda. We imagine a world where all women have access to a midwife and are respected, empowered and able to thrive throughout the birth process. No woman or child should die from preventable causes during birth.

The Shanti Uganda Birth House is a solar-powered maternity center that provides mother-centered care throughout pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. We run prenatal education and yoga classes, a Nutrition and Community Garden Program, and a Teen Health Education Program. The Birth House is staffed by a dedicated team of Ugandan midwives, on-site lab technician and Traditional Birth Attendant. 

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