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Aiding Expectant Mothers in Uganda

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According to the National Library of Medicine, “The first 24 hours following childbirth (immediate postnatal period), where the majority of morbidity and mortality occurs, is critical for mothers and babies. In Uganda, less than 50% of women reported receiving such care.” Following is the story of one woman’s efforts to change that statistic.

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Jamie Nollette

Co-Founder of Pipeline Worldwide

Having taught in the U.S. inner city, Jamie Nollette thought she’d seen what poverty looks like. But nothing could’ve prepared her for the suffering and lack of resources she found upon visiting Kenya and Uganda in 2007. Determined to do her small part, she began by sponsoring a few children and volunteering when she could, but she wanted to do more. In 2010 she co-founded Pipeline Worldwide with the goal to give others the opportunity to change their lives, their worldview, and uplift the lives of others. To date Pipeline has leveraged 130,000 volunteer hours, provided 500,000 people access to clean drinking water, and donated over $10 million in goods and services.

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