Robin Lim (1956 – )


Inspiration for Activism! 

  • American citizen with strong ties to Philippines.
  • Also known as Mother or Ibu Robin.
  • Maternal health activist.
  • Became a midwife after several personal/family tragedies.
  • Initially volunteered services in Bali to help local low-income women birth babies.
  • In 2003, founded Yayasan Bumi Sehat clinics (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation) – clinics have helped deliver >5000 babies.
  • Strong parental rights advocate.
  • Awarded 2011 CNN Hero of the Year Award.
  • Author of a number of books on maternal/infant health.

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