Check out Shanti Uganda’s New Profile Video

This Shanti Uganda profile video was launched on Mother’s Day 2013. We hope it illustrates why we are so passionate about empowering mothers, sisters, daughters, friends, heroes! Thank you to all the moms and grandma’s near and far who continue […]

An Ode to the Women’s Group

As I turn the last corner on my long and winding walk to the Shanti Uganda Birth House, through the overwhelmingly green African countryside, past the little smiling faces carrying bright yellow jerry-cans of water, past brightly-clad women working in […]

Thank you for supporting our 1st Annual Benefit Concert

Shanti Uganda Presents the First Annual Benefit Concert: Songs for a Birth House.   Friday April 19th- 8pm Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door.  St James Community Square  3214 West 10th Avenue  Vancouver BC All Ages […]

When Work Doesn’t Feel Like Work

“Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” Helen Keller This quote by the indefatigable Helen Keller comes to mind when I reflect on the choices I’ve made for my life thus far. I have often taken the road […]

Opportunities to Give

In the past year Shanti Uganda has assisted in bringing 113 new lives into the world safely and peacefully, tested over 400 mothers and partners for HIV and other STIs, provided 1000 antenatal care appointments and run a weekly infant […]

The End of One Journey and the Beginning of the Next

2008 Jewellery Training Graduation Ceremony I remember like it was yesterday my very first flight to Uganda – it was January 2007.  I went with a one-way ticket to volunteer as a doula and it was on that first trip […]

Global Maternal Health Event

Shanti Uganda’s Global Maternal Health Film Screening & Panel Discussion was a fantastic night! Many thanks to everyone who helped make the event so much fun. We were honoured to be able to screen the film, Freedom For Birth a wonderful […]