'To save a soul is to save all of humanity’

We are forerunners in the collection of maternal mortality statistics in Northern Nigeria and providing training and equipment to tackle these statistics.

We are currently in the pilot phase of our project and are working with hospitals and LGA in Kano state, with a vision to roll out the initiative to all parts of the country and sub-Saharan Africa.

Who we are ?

Founded by a team of U.K trained Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and clinicians led by Dr Aliya Umaru who are deeply passionate about the plight of the mother and child in Africa and improving the safety of childbirth in Northern Nigeria

Our Mission

To collect data about maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity

To provide simulation training (Hypertensive disorders & PPH and sepsis)

To share lessons learnt via stories of women so that they are not forgotten.

It’s time for Africa’s maternal mortality battle to go digital

Our Aims

We aim to deliver high-quality evidence based teaching using an engaging mix of online training modules, simulation and team-building exercises.

Traditional birth attendants For triage at home

Midwives and clinicians emergency drills

Awareness and address any misconceptions around traditional customs & beliefs.

Our team & staff

we share the same vision,
‘To save a soul is to save all humanity’

Training program for midwives, a sustainable solution prioritized by MASSAI

What they say

that it is unacceptable that almost 200,000 African women still die every year during pregnancy and labor, and that 1.5 million children are orphaned. Thus in order to reduce mother and child mortality, MASSAI supports an ambitious project
Sarah Doe
Volunteer from Hampshire
The Stand Up for African Mothers campaign is designed to spread one simple and clear message: healthy Africa means healthy mothers and healthy mothers need African midwives.
Ciara Fajah
Volunteer from Nigeria

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Ensuring all women have access to quality care and health services

To incentivise the reporting of maternal death and adverse outcomes and allow families andcommunity leaders access to reporting adverse outcomes.