Liya Kebede launched the Foundation in conjunction with her appointment as a World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador in 2005.
LKF is a 501c3 non-profit foundation that supports leading organizations working to reduce maternal and newborn deaths in Africa through advocacy, education, grantmaking and partnerships.
We focus on training, community education and safe birth service delivery priorities.
Learn more about how this helps women who need care most.
Executive Director – Melissa Janis
Melissa Janis comes to LKF with 15 years experience in international health and economic development. Prior to joining LKF, she served in senior positions with Pfizer and Alcoa Foundations and in the U.S. Foreign Service.
We are grateful for the generous contributions and collaboration of the following organizations to promote safe motherhood:
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* Please note LKF does not accept unsolicited requests for funding.