By naming Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation in your Will, you’re making a significant contribution to the prevention and treatment of horrendous childbirth injuries.

Bequests to charities are an easy and thoughtful way to leave a lasting tribute to a wonderful cause. A gift if your Will is an enduring contribution to the treatment and prevention of devastating childbirth injuries in Ethiopia.


Types of bequests

Here are four easy options for your bequest:

  • The residue: Whatever is left in your Estate after you have taken care of your loved ones.
  • A percentage: A flexible way to give as you don’t have to adjust the value of your gift to account for inflation or changes to your total assets.
  • Fixed amount: A specific sum.
  • A specific asset: Real estate, shares, bonds or other items of value.


Sample wording

Simply ask your Solicitor to include the following wording in your Will, or as a Codicil to your Will.

I give to Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation (ACN 159 647 499), to be used to support Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, all of my residuary estate OR

___ percentage of my residuary estate OR

The sum of $____ OR

(list asset or assets)

I declare that the receipt of the Company Secretary or other authorised officer shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for my executor(s).


Getting in touch

If you have already named Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation or Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia (Australia) in your Will, or would like more information, please contact [email protected] or call 02 9440 7001.

By letting us know, we can thank you, record your planned gift and ensure you receive regular updates about the programs your gift will support.



Your Message From Dr Hamlin

Dear friends,

When you make a bequest to Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in your Will, you assure us of operating funds into the future.

Bequests help to ensure that future generations of women who suffer the debilitating effects of obstetric fistula will receive the treatment they need. We can also plan for training more midwives so this terrible childbirth injury can be prevented in future.

Women and girls in Ethiopia deserve to reach their full potential! Thank you for your support and for considering Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in your Will.

Best wishes,

Dr Catherine Hamlin AC

Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation has one purpose and one purpose only: eradicating fistula. Forever.