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During the past 20 years SBACO has achieved to implement a number of 23 projects in partnership with UN Agencies, INGOs, Government institutions, Local Community Networks, Consortiums and Volunteer communities from Mudug women Diaspora.

Currently SBACO is implementing  maternity waiting homes (MWH) project with UNFPA.  The MWH Project is a new initiative which has been adopted by UNFPA Somalia to reduce Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity. Somalia is one of the Top countries with high maternal mortality and morbidity. It falls second under Chad in the highest rank with 1044 out of 100,000 births. The Internally Displaced Communities in Galkayo have limited access to Reproductive Health Services leaving women vulnerable to preventable deaths. Thousands of Children are being orphaned, leaving households without mothers. The economic hardships that the IDPs are facing coupled with limited accessibility to basic health services are the key reasons why the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity is in sharp rise. The local authorities are unable to meet the maternal health demands in Galkayo

It’s this notion that, UNFPA in collaboration with SBACO have launched and continued the MWHs project activities as part of bringing the services closer to the pregnant mothers. The MWHs have skilled birth attendants, assisted by Health promoters in the mobilizing pregnant mothers. Health promoters were given the title “Health Promoters” to remove the word “Birth” as in the case of the middle letter. Health promoters have a long history in the community. Their roles range from circumcising young girls to attending births. In this regard, they are considered as integral part of the community.  They have been given BeMoc training by UNFPA and other agencies. The fall down and the anarchy in Somalia have created a vacuum in every sector in the community