Learn About Tunza Mama
Tunza Mama is a Kiswahili phrase that means “to care for moms”. Tunza Mama is a health social enterprise network, implemented in Kenya, geared at giving back to midwives while improving the health of mother(s) and their child(ren.) We empower, support and increase women’s access to information all through pregnancy, labor and delivery and exclusive breastfeeding and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) practices as a whole.
Mission & Vision
Tunza Mama provides an opportunity for women to access essential maternal and child health services and rediscover pregnancy, birth and motherhood as an intuitive, natural and empowering journey
Our vision is “to be trusted caregivers caring for mums to be and families, while advancing practice”.
- Care and education
Our 33 Tunza Mama caregivers have taken care of 1000+ moms in 3 counties and counting,
Established in 2014
We have been providing healthcare since 2014
Danone ecosystem partners with AMREF set up an Institute that delivers a Ministry of Health-accredited perinatal care diploma to unemployed nurses, and also offers training in entrepreneurship and nutritional guidance
The first cohort trained on Kissmee, an accredited network of independent perinatal educators who offer qualitative services to Kenyan mothers
Kisii and Nairobi counties chosen to pilot the Kenya Innovative and Sustainable Solutions for Midwife Education and Employment (KISSMEE) project dubbed Tunza mama
Tunza Mama registered as a limited company to offer health social education consultations services to mothers and children in the communities
Tunza Mama starts operations with it’s headquarters in Nairobi
We intend to restart small. We’ll target women of reproductive age and families with children below 5 years through marketing, referral and improved customer care service. We will add sonography services in our portfolio.
We plan to expand our current services to one more region. We shall identify through research, new market that is a good fit for our current services. We Also intend to start selling mother and baby products while offering services.