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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - Mon , December 9, 2013 (all day)
Where: U.Va. Grounds
Description: PROSAMI is a olunteer group striving to significantly reduce the infant and maternal mortality rates in the rural districts of the Congo. Our aim is to train nurse midwives to oversee and manage free-standing clinics and labor, delivery, and nursery facilities in the rural rainforest regions of the Congo. We believe that NO MORE women should die during or after childbirth, & infants should NOT DIE within their first year of life. We are running a holiday raffle with 100% of the proceeds going towards the nurse midwifery training and the building of the Congolese clinics. First prize: A collector’s item of a “Joan McKenna” limited edition, hand-painted Santa Claus (valued at up to $450) Second prize: Longerberger basket and inset storage container (valued at $100) Third prize: Precision sports stopwatch and scarf (valued at $35) Ticket Prices: Tickets: 1 for $2, 3 for $5, 7 for $10, and 15 for $20 Buy raffle tickets and support PROSAMI's efforts to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the DRC. If you would like more information or would like to purchase tickets, please contact Kasonde Mwaba at firstname.lastname@example.org.