Zambia, Africa:  1995-1998

Scarboro lay missioner Mary Rowlands was sent to Zambia in 1995 to work as a nurse midwife at the Zonal Health Unit in Kanyanga, an isolated village in the northeastern part of the country. She worked with the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception at their health centre to provide care to women during their pregnancies and assist them in the safe delivery of their babies. She also provided post-natal care as well as healthcare to children up to five years of age.