Jebbeh is heavily pregnant. As her baby grows, her joy is overshadowed by fear.
Recently, Jebbeh’s sister, Fatmata, was pregnant in a village nearby. She had no choice but to walk for three hours, under the baking sun, to the nearest hospital to give birth.
Watch the film below to hear Jebbeh's story
Jebbeh told us: ‘My sister was crying out with hunger. She died on the side of the road. She never gave birth.’
No woman should die in childbirth. But for Jebbeh, this wasn’t just any woman. This was her sister. She cried, and we cry with her.
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Your support today could save lives. You could help her community build a bigger, better health centre, where mums can deliver their babies safely.
Tragically, many more women, like Jebbeh’s sister, will die today from giving birth in Sierra Leone.
As her due date looms closer, Jebbeh fears she could be next.
'Please help and pray for us, so that mums will not continue to die in Sierra Leone. All mums should live.'
You have the power to help mums like Jebbeh.