Yesterday my friends and I made delivery kits for Craft Hope. They will be sent to Konbit Sante, a health partnership in Cap-Haitien (a city in the north of Haiti), and distributed to trained birth attendants there. As a mother, it was the kind of project that I simply couldn't ignore. More women die in pregnancy and childbirth in Haiti than any other country in the Western Hemisphere.
The kits contain a tote bag, receiving blanket, soft toy*, and basic necessities for safer childbirth: soap, gloves, plastic sheeting, hand sanitizer, string, and alcohol wipes. For more details about the project see crafthope.com.
*For our soft toy we used a modified version of the Wee Bunny pattern available at weewonderfuls.com. I reduced the pattern to 82%, and made the ears with enclosed seams for added durability.
I have supplies left over that we could use to make another half dozen, except for the blankets. They take a little over a yard of fabric each to make. If you want to make more LMK soon, because I was going to ship the finished ones, and I think it's more cost effective to send them all at once.