The MamaKit provides a lifeline for many of these mothers to assist child birth thus addressing the problem of maternal death.
PACE has since 1994 been making available, through social marketing, the Mama kit a clean deliver kit (CDK) this kit is aimed at making delivery safer for both mother and child. A CDK provides the necessary tools and instructions to achieve the World Health Organization’s “Five Cleans” throughout the birthing process and reduce maternal and child mortality.
This is a safe and clean delivery pack for the mother. It prevents infections and death of the mother and baby by preventing tetanus, sepsis, HIV, infant eye infection as long as the contents are properly used.
It contains; a plastic sheet, soap, 2 pairs of surgical gloves, cotton wool, cord ties, surgical blade and a new child growth and postnatal card.