Following the O Solo A Mama Mia Festival, WAM Theatre donated $650 to the Edna Adan Hospital Foundation – enough to pay for the training of one community midwife, her bus fare, and outfit!
About Edna Adan Hospital Foundation
Edna Adan Hospital works to provide Somaliland women and children with skilled public health professionals, improvement of health care facilities, and the provision of needed equipment and supplies. Somaliland has amongt the worst rate of maternal mortality in the world. Edna Adan Hospital Foundation is dedicated to funding and advocating for initiatives that improves the status of health care and the quality of life for women in children in Somaliland and the surrounding regions. “We have a dream to train 1,000 community midwives”, says Edna Adan Ismail, founder and director of Edna’s Hospital, “Our Community Midwives training program saves the lives of women in villages. We are grateful that WAM Theatre has chosen Edna’s Hospital and our program as their beneficiary for the O Solo Mama Mia Festival. Their help will get us one step closer to achieving our dream.”