20 new students at the College Midwives

November 30, 2018   The Hamlin College of Midwives welcomed another 20 students in 2018 Following rigorous screening processes, the Hamlin College of Midwives welcomed another 20 young women for the 2018/19 academic year. The incoming cohort was selected from...
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Midwives in the making Midwives

November 23, 2018 Meet two of our midwives-in-the-making, Tsinat and Rahmet! Every year bright young women from diverse regions of Ethiopia are awarded a scholarship to study midwifery at the Hamlin College of Midwives. This world-class college produces quality midwives...
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A midwife in every village Midwives

November 22, 2018   Walk in her shoes  Imagine you are a twenty-five year old woman living in a small rural town in Oromia, eastern Ethiopia. Here, the land is characterised by rugged mountain ranges and plunging gorges, hampering access...
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Update on the Surgeon Training Program at Hamlin Hospital

October 29, 2018   Most people know Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia for the important, life-changing care they provide to fistula survivors. But did you know that every year medical practitioners from all around the world travel to Ethiopia to train under...
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Friends who fundraise together  Champions

October 15, 2018   Hosting a High Tea for Hamlin is a great way to raise funds for women in Ethiopia suffering with the most horrific, preventable, childbirth injury –  obstetric fistula. Our High Tea community is Australia-wide and we love...
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One mother’s story of success Desta Mender

October 8, 2018   It was 19 years ago when Kore suffered an obstructed labour that lasted an agonising two days, but her story is unlike many other fistula survivors. Today she is the proud mother of a beautiful 19-year-old...
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12 more women return home with dignity Desta Mender

October 8, 2018   Congratulations to the twelve graduates of Hamlin’s Rehabilitation and Reintegration program! These women, who are all obstetric fistula survivors, have now embarked on a new chapter of their lives as empowered women and new business owners since...
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6 ways a fistula repair contributes to a fairer world Catherine

September 28, 2018   The UN’s sustainable development goals provide a vision for a better future for all. Here’s how our work fits in. Imagine you’re a young woman who’s gone through days of labour, delivered a stillborn child, then...
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Fistula-free and thriving Desta Mender

September 19, 2018   A decade of suffering When Yitaktu’s father brought her to Hamlin’s Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, she could barely walk. Yitaktu was just a teenager when she suffered an obstetric fistula, which left her incontinent and with...
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