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Fistula Foundation Makes Consumer Reports Best Charity List

On December 9th, Consumer Reports published a list of best charities, including Fistula Foundation! The article recommended 50 highly-rated organizations for the holiday giving season, and Fistula Foundation was listed as one of only five international groups. Accountability, efficiency, and impact are central to our identity at Fistula Foundation. Our team is dedicated to keeping…

2015 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Fistula Foundation Honored as a Top-Rated Nonprofit

Fistula Foundation has been honored with a prestigious Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Fistula Foundation received – reviews written by volunteers, donors and Board members. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example,…

Dr. Denis Mukwege and Fistula Foundation CEO Kate Grant

Dr. Denis Mukwege Honored by ACOG

Congratulations to our partner surgeon Dr. Denis Mukwege, who was recently recognized as a College Honorary Fellow by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) at their 2015 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Mukwege is the founder and lead surgeon at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of our…

Dr. Mulu Muleta Receives France’s Highest Distinction

Fistula Foundation partner surgeon, Dr. Mulu Muleta has been awarded the Knight medal of the Order of the Légion d’Honneur, the highest decoration in France, for her commitment towards the health of women in impoverished areas of Africa. Dr. Muleta has spent nearly 20 years as a fistula surgeon and currently lives in Ethiopia, where she provides fistula surgeries, surgeon…

Foundation Partner Awarded the Sakharov Prize

We’ve been honored to fund fistula treatment at Panzi Hospital for years, but we’ve never been more proud of our friend and partner, Denis Mukwege. His tireless efforts to treat thousands of victims of sexual violence were recognized this week with the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the highest human rights honor awarded by…