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Our Story

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

Our great Priam!

Like the name he carries he is a real fighter. He was born on February 27 th , 2017 during the 27 th week with only 1100 grams. He is still in the incubator under the care of the oxygen system.

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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!...

Drafting the strategy for K10 Coalition

The purpose of this workshop was to draft a strategy plan that will define the scope and specific objectives that will guide the Coalition K10 in the medium term. Coalition K10 aims to improve the legal infrastructure, policy making and awareness and improvement of sexual and reproductive health of Kosovo citizens.

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Welcome to Women's Health Resource Center

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News

Tax Law on Corporate Income facilitates donations from businesses in Kosovo

Under this law, the contributions made by taxpayers in the form of donations and sponsorships to humanitarian and medical purposes are considered as contributions in the public interest and taxpayers are provided with a discounts up to 10% in tax.

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