Girls Dreams (GD) was MAR’s first project that focused on leveraging the unique potential of adolescent girls to change their future through education and empowerment, in a hope that they become mothers later and by choice and with...read more
What was MAR’s first project?
When we founded MAR, we had the fortune of starting with four beautiful projects.
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world and has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates in the Western hemisphere. The chances of a woman dying due to pregnancy and childbirth in Haiti are estimated to be one...read more
MAR has been supporting for years the maternal health of women in the remote Kokuselei Valley, in Turkana, northeast Kenya. Turkana is an isolated, arid, semi-desert region that lacks the most basic infrastructure and services. Its...read more
Fatima is one of thousands of women who have come to Tangiers, the northern Moroccan port city, in hopes of a better future.read more
Tanzania continues to have one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Africa and the world, with women facing a 1-in-45 chances of dying from pregnancy or childbirth complications, compared to 1 in 10,000 in high-income countries....read more
Nicaragua has one of the highest adolescent fertility rates in the world. The consequences of adolescent childbearing include higher risks of pregnancy complications and maternal mortality (adolescent girls are up to five times more...read more
MAR launched one of its very first maternal health projects in Yantalo, a small rural village in San Martin province, in northern Peru. The people who live in this part of the upper Amazon rainforest are extremely poor. In fact, over...read more