Tag Archives: Midwives

Special thanks to our friends in Singapore

We would like to thank several of our company friends in Singapore without whom our work would simply not be possible. The private individuals who are such an important of making our work a success we do not mention to … Continue reading

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Vega answers a call for help from the midwives of East Timor

In rural East Timor where health services are few and far between it is often the local midwife who not only brings babies into the world but also assists with child & woman’s health – doing stand in duty as … Continue reading

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Charity Sails to the Rescue

While in East Timor we discovered that rural midwives were delivering babies by candle light, yet there were perfectly good rugged rechargeable solar powered lights available for a modest cost. Often the most important items people need are not big … Continue reading

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