Solar light makes night-time births safer in Somaliland

Caramadaw clinic in rural Somaliland is the only health service for miles around.
Widwives like Hamdi had to help women give birth in the dark before the slat power system was installed.
Now children get a better start in life.
Medical services are limited in Caramadaw village, where children face malnutrition and a host of other health problems.
Safiya’s 10th child was born at Caramadaw clinic under solar powered light, making delivery easier for her and the midwives in attendance.
Sayifa’s children, of whom the latest was born under solar powered light, at Caramadaw clinic.

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