Everyday, around 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. That is according to World Health organization. And 99% of these occur in developing counries. Materal mortality is higher in women living in rural areas and among poor communities. However some rural women in Kenya are now finding giving birth an easier and safer experience, thanks to the work of non-governmental agencies dedicated to children. In uganda, a university lecturer is putting smiles on young women’s faces. He is making available the very hard to get sanitary pads.