Stories

  • Drought Crisis in Ethiopia: How You Can Help

    Drought Crisis in Ethiopia: How You Can Help

    Our heart is with Ethiopia as it faces a massive drought triggered by El Nino weather systems that have...

  • The Future for Women in Africa

    The Future for Women in Africa

    On February 23rd our founder joined the stage with Senegal’s Minister of Health Awa Coll-Seck at French newspaper Le...

  • Ethiopia’s Code Red Food Crisis

    Ethiopia’s Code Red Food Crisis

    A disaster is slowly unfolding in Ethiopia with millions of families beginning this year grimly, facing the worst drought...

  • Championing Change in Global Maternal Health

    Championing Change in Global Maternal Health

    Liya Kebede might be most known as a frontrunner in the fashion world, but the mother-of-two has another significant...

  • One Young World

    One Young World

    LKF joined thousands of young leaders at the One Young World Summit this November 18-21 in Bangkok, Thailand to...

  • Around the World with @lkfound

    Around the World with @lkfound

    We’re exploring the major challenges for mothers in the most dangerous countries to give birth in our Instagram series...

  • State of the World’s Girls

    State of the World’s Girls

    There have been important changes in the lives of adolescent girls, but the world still has a long way...

  • What’s Next for Moms: the SDGs

    What’s Next for Moms: the SDGs

    Improving maternal health was one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by the international community in 2000...

  • Around the World with @lkfound

    Around the World with @lkfound

    We’re taking a glimpse at the major challenges in the most dangerous countries to give birth in our Instagram...

  • In Ethiopia, Obama’s Visit Highlights Women’s Health & Empowerment

    In Ethiopia, Obama’s Visit Highlights Women’s Health & Empowerment

    On July 28, President Barack Obama spoke to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The president addressed our...

  • Around the World

    Around the World

    We’re taking a glimpse at maternity care in the most dangerous countries for moms in our Instagram series @lkfound....

  • 10 Years & Counting

    10 Years & Counting

    Looking back and looking forward.  Our founder is marking an advocacy milestone and thinking about the big ideas that...

  • Moms Changing the World

    Moms Changing the World

    LKF is proud to partner with Glamour Magazine in the lead up to Mother’s Day to feature motherhood at...

  • 10 Things You Should Know About Maternal Health

    10 Things You Should Know About Maternal Health

    When I was growing up in Ethiopia, we all knew a family that had been affected by the loss...

  • For the Love of Mothers Everywhere

    For the Love of Mothers Everywhere

    The Liya Kebede Foundation is partnering with premier jeweler designer David Yurman again this Mother’s Day.  Beginning the weekend of...

  • Super Role Models

    Super Role Models

    Three models turned super role models for women and girls and fashion chain Lindex is supporting their commitment. Proceeds...

  • Shower Coco with Love

    Shower Coco with Love

    In honor of International Women’s Day LKF is throwing a virtual baby shower for our friend, supermodel Coco Rocha....

  • Instamoms

    Instamoms

    Follow @lkfound on Instagram for every day news about moms around the world.

  • Giving is Beautiful

    Giving is Beautiful

    This is the perfect time to celebrate and encourage acts of giving and volunteering that make the world a better...

  • Supporting Moms from the Edge of the World

    Supporting Moms from the Edge of the World

    LKF is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Monique Pean, who recently launched her first advertising campaign – The...

  • Which Way to Better Health?

    Which Way to Better Health?

    As children we were fascinated when our school teachers rolled out the maps showing different parts of world. Even...

  • Saving Newborn Lives in Ethiopia

    With 500 days remaining for countries to meet their Millennium Development Goals, Ethiopia has achieved its goal of reducing...

  • Improving the Odds

    Improving the Odds

    Ethiopia also has reduced deaths of children under 5 by more than half since 2000 but it still ranks...

  • Every Newborn

    Every Newborn

    In most regions of the world, newborns now account for more than half of all child deaths. In a...

  • Shower Doutzen with Love

    Shower Doutzen with Love

    Throughout the month of June, LKF is throwing a virtual baby shower for our friend, supermodel Doutzen Kroes to...

  • Defining Moments for Moms

    Defining Moments for Moms

    In celebration of Mother’s Day 2014, LKF has teamed up with jeweler David Yurman on a charitable initiative to...

  • Better Health Starts with Mom

    Better Health Starts with Mom

    When a mother is healthy her family has a better chance to prosper. Her household is more likely to...

  • Countdown to Zero Transmission

    Fashion’s leading voices are uniting to help eliminate the transmission of HIV from mothers to children in 2015. …

  • Model Maternity Care

    Model Maternity Care

      A model maternity center in Ethiopia has reached a milestone in safe deliveries. 5,000 happy birthdays is something...