Merck Foundation in collaboration with Fatoumatta Bah Barrow Foundation (FaBB) today launched Merck More than a Mother initiative at Sanyang in The Gambia. Aimed to address infertility and stigma cases, raise awareness on fertility care & empowering women to build interdependent & happy lives.
The event was graced by Her Excellency the First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia, Madam Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, health officials, managing directors, religious leaders, community elders, school children and women groups (kanyallengs).
The launch will kick start awareness and empowerment schemes for women who are going through infertility problems. The First Lady and The CEO Merck foundation Dr. Rasha Kelej both gave keynote speech to show solidarity with women.
Photo credit: Amie Manneh
SOURCE: FABB FACEBOOK PAGE