Newsletters

July 13, 2016   Our quarterly newsletters provide updates about the life-changing work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, as well as updates from Australia. We are excited for you to stay in touch about how you are helping to make childbirth...
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Toyiba’s bundle of joy

August 18, 2017 A hard-working childhood Toyiba’s childhood was a difficult one. She did not attend school, instead spending her days looking after her family’s cattle and sheep, collecting water from a distant water hole and collecting firewood. When she...
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Congratulations Habtam

August 18, 2017 A talented student Habtam was born and raised in Debark, a small city in Northern Ethiopia. An outstanding high school student, she was noticed early by our screening team at the Hamlin College of Midwives. While in...
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“A miracle” – Shewaye’s story

August 9, 2017 A lonely childhood Shewaye is 16 years old. She was born and raised in a small town close to our Yirgalem Fistula Hospital in Southern Ethiopia. Her father passed away when she was just a child, leaving...
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Three lives restored

August 7, 2017   Spreading the Hamlin story  Every time a High Tea for Hamlin is held, more people find out about the important work of Dr Catherine Hamlin and her team in Ethiopia. Supporters come together for a cup...
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From patient to Hamlin staff member

July 31, 2017 This is Getenesh’s story…  24 year-old Getenesh was born in a remote, mountainous Ethiopian village. The village had few basic services, and amenities such as electricity, a health clinic and a market town were accessible only via...
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Class of 2017

July 27, 2017 “We are midwives!” This was the proud concluding statement of a speech by Tizita, the Student Representative of the Hamlin College of Midwives 2017 graduating class. Despite it being the rainy season in Ethiopia, the rain stayed...
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Kimberly’s High Tea for Hamlin

July 26, 2017   Why host a High Tea for Hamlin?  By hosting a High Tea for Hamlin you’re helping Dr Catherine Hamlin get even closer to her dream of eradicating obstetric fistula in Ethiopia. With events all over Australia, the...
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