We’re Expanding!

After months of fundraising, planning, and anxiously waiting, we broke ground on our Birth House expansion last month.  Thanks to the support of generous donors and a grant from LUSH Cosmetics North America, this new building will house additional birth suites, postnatal beds, and more. The Shanti Uganda Birth House and Learning Centre opened its […]

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Sister Josephine’s Calling

  This month as we celebrate 10 Years of Shanti Uganda, we would like to share the incredible journey of Sister Josephine, our Head Midwife. Her career in midwifery has spanned four decades and has transformed into a legacy of care for mothers in Uganda within her own family. Two of her sons, Peter and […]

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10 Years of Volunteers: Volunteers Make our Impact Possible

  Over 10 years we’ve welcomed 86 volunteers in Uganda and countless volunteers in Canada who have performed over 27,967 volunteer hours! Interns in our program have executed communications, programs and monitoring and evaluation, and research. Our professional volunteer program has hosted dozens of volunteer midwives, supporting Shanti staff with daily operations at the Birth House. […]

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10 Years of Doulas: Flora’s Love

Shanti loves doulas! We were founded by a doula, we work with doulas, and we spend one week every year collaborating with doulas during our training retreats. The work they do—the emotional and physical support they provide before, during and after birth—fits perfectly within Shanti’s holistic model of care, and their positive impact on empowering […]

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#10YearsofDads – Fred’s Story

This Father’s Day, we want to share with you more about one of our favorite Shanti dads. Fred is the Field Coordinator and driver at Shanti Uganda, and more importantly, he is a fantastic story teller. His perspective, born of many career changes and embedded in recent Ugandan history, offers insight into some of the […]

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#10YearsOfMoms for Mother’s Day 2018

At Shanti, we believe that #MomsMatter and have mothers at the foundation of our organization – that is why we so look forward to celebrating Mother’s Day each year with our community. This year, as we celebrate #10YearsofImpact, we’ve decided to follow up on moms who have given birth at the Shanti Uganda Birth House, […]

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Sustainability at Shanti: Our Top 10 Photos

Sustainability and community are core values of ours at Shanti, and we are especially excited to be celebrating them during the month of April and Earth Day (Sunday, April 22nd). The fact that 2018 has us celebrating a milestone anniversary of #10YearsofImpact and #10YearsofSustainability makes this all the more special for us. It has been exciting […]

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Celebrating #10YearsofImpact

2018 is a special year for us here at Shanti – 10 years ago this year, we began our journey to serve women and families in Uganda. This anniversary has given us an opportunity to reflect on our growth, impact, and all that we have learned over the years. So much of what we have […]

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