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Partner Spotlight: HEAL Africa

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been referred to as “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” Although the country is rich in natural resources, decades of instability and violence have left the majority of the population in poverty. The fertility rate is among the highest in the world, as are…

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Your Donations at Work: DRC

Our partner HEAL Africa has been performing fistula repairs since 2003. Their main facility is in the large town of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but much of their recent work has focused on making fistula care more accessible to rural populations. Last year, a mobile surgical team traveled to Lisala, an…