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Tag: Champions

Eradicating fistula… one cuppa at a time!

2019 saw the Hamlin community embrace the High Tea for Hamlin initiative in a brand new way with the introduction of the Hamlin Sister Circle. Hamlin supporters devised engaging fundraising initiatives and created incredible high tea experiences; bringing colleagues, friends and family together for one cause: eradicating obstetric fistula, forever. Making a difference over tea […]...

November 29th, 2019 Read More

Embarking on the Adventure of a Lifetime

Did you know that you can travel to Ethiopia and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable women at the same time? The Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure truly is the trip of a lifetime, giving supporters the opportunity to see the life’s work of Dr Catherine Hamlin and her team first-hand. An emotional experience When […]...

November 15th, 2019 Read More

A Runaway Success: Physios Supporting Hamlin

Drs Reg and Catherine Hamlin pioneered the surgical technique to treat the most horrific childbirth injury, obstetric fistula.  This best practice pre-operative and post-operative care, championed by Catherine and her team, incorporates treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration. This world-class treatment has drawn global attention of physiotherapists and other allied health professionals. For the staff at AJ […]...

October 18th, 2019 Read More

High Rise High Tea

By hosting a High Tea for Hamlin, you can help raise funds for women in Ethiopia suffering with the most horrific, preventable, childbirth injury –  obstetric fistula. We love sharing the stories of the fundraisers in our Australia-wide high tea community, and what inspired them to get involved. The Brisbane High Rise Rotary Club’s High Tea […]...

September 20th, 2019 Read More

Inspiring People to Go the Extra Mile

Dr Catherine Hamlin lives in a little cottage on the grounds of the hospital she founded in 1974 with her late husband, Dr Reg Hamlin. Even from this plot of land by a river, Catherine’s pioneering actions have resonated across the world, inspiring thousands to do what they can to help eradicate fistula. Forever. Catherine’s […]...

August 23rd, 2019 Read More

Introducing our Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Portraits!

As we continue to celebrate Dr Catherine Hamlin‘s 60th year in Ethiopia, we are delighted to announce that renowned Australian artist Wendy Sharpe has painted two portraits of fistula patients cured by Catherine and the Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia team in Addis Ababa. The portraits have been made especially for Catherine’s supporters in limited edition, collector’s […]...

July 19th, 2019 Read More

Heartfelt thanks to our Hamlin Regular Givers

Thank you  We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our Regular Givers. Every month you contribute to Dr Catherine Hamlin’s fight to eradicate fistula. Forever. You are the backbone of our organisation, helping keep the doors of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s hospitals open and increasing the reach of Catherine’s work to […]...

July 8th, 2019 Read More

Gifts straight out of Africa are changing mothers’ lives

First featured on the Western Advocate, check out this blog featuring a Hamlin customer. Bathurst woman Robyn Kreymborg only needs an internet connection to change the lives of women in Ethiopia. And how? Ms Kreymborg is a regular shopper at the Hamlin Store, which sells handmade items from Africa to support the work of the Catherine Hamlin […]...

May 7th, 2019 Read More

How One Illawarra Mum is helping thousands of Mums in Ethiopia

First featured on Parents Guide Illawarra, have a read of this blog featuring a Hamlin customer. How one Illawarra mum is helping thousands of mums in Ethiopia, and get this, it is when she shops online! “If the way I spend my money can have a positive impact on someone’s life, I’ll choose that option” […]...

April 18th, 2019 Read More

Kate’s Adventure in Ethiopia

The Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure is the trip of a lifetime and one not easily forgotten, but don’t take our word for it. Hear from Kate, a Hamlin volunteer and 2019 Hamlin Ethiopian Adventurer, about her experience as a participant on the March trip of a lifetime. Kate’s story My trip was entirely awesome, from meeting […]...

April 2nd, 2019 Read More

A trip full of memories

Deborah was one of the 2018 Hamlin Ethiopian Adventurers who committed to raising $10,000 for the work of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. After months of raising awareness and fundraising, she and the group of 14 travelled around Ethiopia for 19 days of adventure. It was a trip full of life changing experiences that are not easily […]...

January 31st, 2019 Read More

A life-changing fundraising journey

Each year the Catherine Hamlin Fistula Foundation takes two groups of supporters to Ethiopia (Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure), a trip to see the life-changing work of Dr Catherine Hamlin and her team. To come on the trip each year, supporters sign up to raise funds and awareness for the work being done in Ethiopia, and spread […]...

January 11th, 2019 Read More