Keeping bacteria to a minimum is essential in the delivery of a newborn to prevent dangerous infection in both the mothers and babies. The midwives were issued gloves and taught the proper way of putting them on. They, after some struggle, succeeded.
The midwives were issued important equipment to help them deliver babies safely. Most of them do not know how to read a watch so we suspended that part until their children can teach them.
Some of the older women then needed glasses to read the watches.
The crucial element of telephoning for advice is impossible for these women without the possibility of recharging their phones. So we provided them with cel phone chargers made in our solar program.