Eugene Maseya, Co-Founder; Thomas Lauzon, Co-Founder

MamaBird is a drone used to transport medical supplies and food to mothers giving birth in remote areas of Malawi.

Product description Brand name and product description

MamaBird is a drone solution intended to transport medical supplies and food to mothers giving birth in remote areas of Malawi in Africa. The product aims to provide opportunities for women to interact with drone technology while providing basic medical supplies. As of September 2020, the product is in the prototype stage. 

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Malawi and other African countries

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

There is no information on the drone price, but some details are available for the price of the service: for one Clean Birth Kit 5.29 USD containing soap, medicine and sanitizer. Other proposed kits include food for the newborn and basic equipment.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Women in Malawi with a need for access to medical supplies for child delivery.

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