Wales’ royal wedding gift: Training African midwives

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Wales will fund training for midwives in Sub-Saharan Africa as a wedding gift for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The £1,500 donation to Welsh charity Life for African Mothers will be made on behalf of the people of Wales.

It will fund travel for a Welsh midwife who will likely travel to Liberia, one of the poorest African countries, to train up to 30 local midwives.

The aim is to teach them ways of making pregnancy and child birth safer.

“This funding will help save the lives of mothers and babies in Sub Saharan Africa,” First Minister Carwyn Jones said.

The prince and Ms Markle are set to wed at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, where the prince was christened and Ms…

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