MATERNAL HEALTH INITIATIVE
STARTED: Incubation Program 2022
Co-founder, Director of Research and Strategy
SEED GRANT: $220,000
Co-founder, Director of Partnerships and Field Operations
Producing transformative benefits to women’s health, agency, and income through increased access to family planning.
CURRENT OR PREDICTED IMPACT:
We anticipate providing more than 1 million women with high-quality contraceptive counseling within five years, providing significant benefits to health, agency, and income.
We are aiming to have a level of impact competitive with GiveWell top charities.
MHI completed a scoping trip to Ghana in October 2022, where we engaged with a variety of local NGOs, potential partner organizations, and healthcare providers. This trip will underpin our program design as we move towards a proof of concept, ensuring our work provides maximum value to the people we are serving.
Received more than $30,000 in additional funding from individuals outside of the CE network since launching.
Awarded an Honorable Mention for our submission on the potential impact of family planning interventions to the Open Philanthropy Cause Exploration Prize.
Met with 18 different stakeholder organizations and individuals in Ghana, building a network of ongoing partnerships.