Birthing Donor Programme

Mother Ignacia Hospital, Soe, West Timor, Indonesia
“One Birth at a Time”

The Mother Ignacia Hospital currently a 25 bed hospital, catering for inpatient admissions, outpatient presentations, dental clinic and maternity admissions including delivery.

The Hospital was opened in June 2016, and recently, this year 2018 a program “One Birth at a Time” to sponsor antenatal care and birthing has commenced in the hospital. This program provides free maternity care to poor people who would otherwise have no care, essentially due to poverty.

The Hospital is a partnership project between Dr David O’Rourke and his wife Sue-Ann (Canberra), Flinders Overseas Health Group (FOHG) (Adelaide) and the Indonesion branch of an order of Catholic Sisters called, Religious of the Virgin Mary (RVM).

The hospital currently has two fulltime doctors, nurses, midwives, an ambulance, 25 beds and ancillary staff.

“One Birth at a Time”

Sponsorship of a birth will cost $200. This money will provide for free antenatal clinic visits as well as a supervised delivery at the hospital. The mother will also be provided with a take home kit of materials to help both of them begin their journey.

Birth sponsors will be contacted by the Mother Ignacia Hospital via email, a letter of appreciation, birthing report and photos.

Donations are made to the FLINDERS FOUNDATION. The foundation will forward the money to the FLINDERS OVERSEAS HEALTH GROUP who will then forward it to the hospital. ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTABLE.

To make a donation:
1) Complete the attached FLINDERS OVERSEAS HEALTH GROUP DONATION FORM.
2) Complete transaction details or make internet transfer.
3) Email the donation form to info@flindersfoundation.org.au or fax it to 08 82045596
4) Email the donation form to david@dr-orourke.com.au and indicate the donation is for birthing sponsorship and I will organise your contact with the hospital.

Kind Regards
Dr David O’Rourke