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Immediately after the war in Kosovo, in 2000, the infant mortality rate was 29 deaths per 1000 births, one of the highest in Europe. Action for Mothers and Children, together with its partners, donors, and friends has been at the forefront of the battle to bring this number down for the last ten years to about 11 per 1,000 births as of today. The battle has not ended yet! Around “Action for Mothers and Children” many supporters gathered to make their dream true and founded initially the “Foundation for Healthy Mothers and Babies” in 2009, under the initiative of Dr. James Strickler. Influential individuals from health, business, culture and economic sectors from Kosovo, US, and Diaspora (including among others Ardiana Bunjaku, Jehona Gjurgjeala, Rexhep Hoxha, Richard Lukaj, Bekim Ahmetaj, Ilirjana Bajraktari, George Little, Philip Sigwart, Ilir Hoxha and recently princess to be Elia Zaharia) joined the efforts to support the cause and grew the foundation into today’s “Action for Mothers and Children” since 2013. Our simple goal is to save the lives of children and mothers in Kosovo.

Stories from our winners

Baby Yllza!

Baby Yllza , born in the 30th week of pregnancy who’s life was in danger because she was born prematurely. Yllza was treated with a dose of Survanta and stayed for 2 months in the incubator. Throughout the time she stayed in the Neonatology Clinic she was treated with the oxygen system, respiratory tubes, CRP, CPAP, […]

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Upcoming event

We are coming halfway with a humanitarian event for mothers and children of Kosovo in one of the metropolitan areas in Europe. Follow us here for more details!...

16,200 Swiss Francs Raised for mothers and children in Zurich

13 May 2018 The “Save a Life” fundraising reception, which was held on May 12th at the Marriott Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, was successfully concluded. The talented artist Elina Duni performed for the guests and was followed by e Keynote from the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo in Switzerland Ms. Nazane Breca . The […]

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