Photo of Nicholas Kristof courtesy of Half the Sky Movement.

At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling

Fistula Foundation partner and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Catherine Hamlin recently celebrated her 90th birthday, joined by women whose fistulas have been healed at the hospital she founded with her late husband in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At 90, This Doctor Is Still Calling By Nicholas Kristof We in journalism tend to cover airplane crashes,…

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Fistula Foundation Earns Spot as Newsworthy Charity by The Wall Group

Newsworthy | 12 Days of Christmas: Day 3, December 12, 2013 Posted by The Wall Group in Meet the Artists, Newsworthy This holiday season, why not do something good? Every day leading up to Christmas, our artists will be sharing the charities near and dear to their heart. Makeup artist Rebecca Restrepo supports the Fistula Foundation….

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Beads of Hope Bracelet Listed in Million Moms Challenge Gift Guide

We Love Giving and Receiving! Don’t You? Part II of our Holiday Gift Guide! December 12, 2013 “You won’t find gifts this important on any shelf this year.” Join the Fistula Foundation in helping a woman receive life-transforming fistula repair surgery by sending your loved one a Fistula Foundation Dignity Gift. One of our favorites…

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About Obstetric Fistula & Fistula Foundation

Too many women around the world are suffering from a devastating childbirth injury called obstetric fistula. Learn about the injury and how Fistula Foundation is working throughout 19 countries in Africa and Asia to heal women who are suffering by funding surgeries that change their lives forever.

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The Meaning of $450

Fistula Foundation took to the streets to ask people what they would give up to help give a woman a new life. We were inspired by what we found.

Care providers gather in the lobby of the Center for Reproductive Health and Fistula Repair in N'Djamena, Chad

Expanding Access to Quality Treatment for Women in Chad

Women suffering from fistula in Chad will have access to a regional medical center which specializes in treating women with fistula, thanks to one woman’s very generous gift to The Fistula Foundation. Her donation will help The Center for Reproductive Health and Fistula Repair become a center of excellence with the capacity to treat even more women suffering from obstetric fistula. The…

Fistula and pelvic floor disorders team at CURE International Hospital in Kabul.

Your Donations at Work: Expert Surgeon Visits Afghanistan

Over the last year, Fistula Foundation’s support of an OBGYN fellowship at the CURE International Hospital in Kabul graduated two doctors in the past six months and continued the advanced training of four GYN surgeons and five female doctors. They report treating over 80 women and are well on their way to reaching their goal…

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