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Crowdfunding platform that saves the lives of pregnant women and newborn babies.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

Kangu is a crowdfunding platform that supports safe births for pregnant women and their babies worldwide. At, anyone anywhere can search profiles of pregnant women and fund a specific woman's access to high-quality healthcare before, during and after childbirth. These services are proven to reduce maternal and newborn deaths, and are offered through in-country medical partners at about $200 per woman, or 1% of the usual cost.


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    Casey Santiago

    Before founding Kangu, Casey Santiago worked for fifteen years in global health, microfinance and tech. She was an early staff member at, a Senior Consultant at Deloitte, and an advisor to for-profit and non-profit healthcare organizations. Casey graduated from Wellesley College and Columbia Business School, and has worked in over 20 countries.