Raise for Women Challenge

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Raise for Women Challenge

Fistula Foundation recently participated in the Raise for Women Challenge, a fundraising campaign launched by The Huffington Post, Skoll Foundation and the Half the Sky Movement, that was designed to draw attention to women’s issues like ours. Participating organizations had one goal: to raise the most money over the course of the campaign in order to…

New York TImes Sunday Review

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Fistula Treatment Center in Niger

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof mentions Fistula Foundation in an article about a fistula treatment center in Niger: Where Young Women Find Healing and Hope By Nicholas D. Kristof THEY straggle in by foot, donkey cart or bus: humiliated women and girls with their heads downcast, feeling ashamed and cursed, trailing stink and urine….

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Fistula Foundation Partner Direct Relief Receives President’s Award for Outstanding Use of GIS

Fistula Foundation and partners Direct Relief and UNFPA are cited when Direct Relief was recognized for winning the Esri President’s Award for outstanding geographic information system (GIS) work on projects like the Global Fistula Map: Direct Relief Receives President’s Award for Outstanding Use of GIS Nonprofit Recognized for Improving Operations and Promoting Transparency in Humanitarian…

Global Impact

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Fistula Foundation Named a Partner Charity of Global Impact

Global Impact announces its newest list of partner charities, including Fistula Foundation: Global Impact is thrilled to announce that it has added nine new partners to the Global Impact Charity Alliance. The Charity Alliance is made up of more than 80 nonprofit organizations, ranging from large agencies with worldwide recognition to charities providing vital services…

Columbia Star

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High School in South Carolina Raises $1500 for Fistula Foundation

The Columbia Star reports on students at Spring Valley High School in SC who raised an impressive $1500 for The Fistula Foundation: Spring Valley High School raises funds for the Fistula Foundation During the fourth quarter of the 2013 school year, Spring Valley Call to Action and Spring Valley National Honor Society raised $1,500 for…

Ruth Tenzer Feldman

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Let’s Help Millions of Women and Girls

Author Ruth Tenzer Feldman writes about Fistula Foundation in a blog post about the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: Let’s Help Millions of Women and Girls I was on vacation on May 23rd, ten time zones away from home. I had no idea that the United Nations, after years of discussing and planning, had…

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Spring Valley Raises Funds for the Fistula Foundation

Students of Spring Valley High School in SC are profiled in the school’s online blog, Viking Update, for their terrific work raising $1,500 for Fistula Foundation: Spring Valley Raises Funds for the Fistula Foundation During the 4th quarter of the 2013 school year, Spring Valley Call to Action and Spring Valley National Honor Society raised…

Photography Exhibit by Veronica Gray

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Photographer Builds Awareness Through New York City Exhibit

Fistula Foundation supporter and photographer Veronica Gray, of Laguna Beach, California, has long been committed to bringing awareness to the plight of women suffering from obstetric fistula, and frequently puts her skills as a photographer to use to shine a light on this and other issues facing women. Veronica’s photos from a recent trip to…

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