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Philippine Heroes Of The Night

Dr. Laura Stachel | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laura Stachel

It was before dawn at the birth center in coastal Leyte when the storm began. Three women were in labor where midwife Gina practices along with her daughter-in-law and her niece. As Typhoon Haiyan came closer, they could hear the wind howling.

Shining a Light on Healthcare Heroes

Dr. Laura Stachel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laura Stachel

When the sun sets tonight around the world, more than 400 maternity clinics that long labored in darkness will have light. Reliable, robust and easy to use "Solar Suitcases" will provide light and power for midwives and doctors to deliver babies, conduct c/sections, treat pregnancy complications, and care for newborn babies in 25 countries.

Solar Suitcases for Haitian Orphanages

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The orphanages in Haiti are notoriously dark, dank, dirty and uninhabitable by gorgeous, bright, and eager Haitian babies. The light will make their faces shinier and their hearts less sad.

WATCH: Suitcase Of Light Saves Mothers' Lives

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

In 2008, Dr. Laura Stachel went to Northern Nigeria to study ways to lower maternal mortality in state hospitals. "I found deplorable hospital con...