Our partner in the field, National Borama Fistula Hospital, is helping suffering women in Somaliland. Read the story of Khadra Ibrahim Ahmed, who has a bright new future thanks to a successful operation at Borama hospital to repair the obstetric fistula that has marred the last 14 years of her life.
“Whenever I visited my relatives in their houses I was not allowed to sleep in their beds, I couldn’t ride in public vehicles, or go to weddings or other public gatherings. I was under house arrest! I couldn’t mix with other people, and my husband even left me because of it. People would only call me on my phone but nobody wanted to stand close to me,” said Khadra, 40, who lives in Bosaso.
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Khadra Ibrahim Ahmed can see a new future opening up in front of her after a successful operation at Borame hospital in Somaliland this month to repair the obstetric fistula that has marred the last 14 years of her life.