In honor of International Women’s Day, Fistula Foundation CEO Kate Grant writes about how access to surgery and vocational training is empowering women—and impacting entire communities in the process.
Read the story of Rose on Global Moms Challenge:
#WomenInspire: How access to surgery and vocational training is changing lives – Global Moms Challenge
Rose Chelimo lives in Kenya’s western town of Burnt Forest. She is 27, with two young sons, ages four and eight. A contract seamstress, she also leases two plots of land for farming, and runs a successful tailoring business out of her home. With the money she earns, both of her sons can go to school.