In Burkina Faso, volunteer midwives receive crucial training that helps them to keep new mums and babies alive and well. This includes education in hygiene, pre and post natal care, HIV awareness and how to prevent transmission of the virus from mother to child. Visit Christian Aid's Present Aid site here
There are a number of strong arguments for using reusable nappies. It is a little known fact that children in cloth nappies tend to toilet train about six months sooner than those in disposable nappies.