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Tag: Champions

A heartfelt Christmas message from our CEO, Dr Tesfaye Yacob

Dear friends, family and partners, Christmas greetings to you all from Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia headquarters here in Addis Ababa. Dr Catherine Hamlin, our Board, staff and management all wish you a happy, blessed and wonderful Christmas season and new year. With your help this year, we provided compassionate, loving and tender care to thousands of […]...

December 18th, 2016 Read More

Partnership for the patients

North Shore Private Hospital in Sydney has joined forces with Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia to give maternity patients some very special gifts. New mums in the VIP suites receive a hand-carved soapstone heart from the Hamlin store in their gift hamper. These beautiful Fair Trade stones are made in Kenya, with proceeds supporting our work in […]...

September 21st, 2016 Read More

A message from our friends: Nature’s Organics

We are so grateful for Natures Organics’ incredible support. This is their story: “We’re an Australian family business that believes in giving back to communities all over the world. In our business, we prioritise organic products that are safe for our environment. Our philanthropy is focused on the same principles, as well as supporting the […]...

August 10th, 2016 Read More

Late husband’s passion inspires Ethiopian adventure

Published in the Daily Telegraph, 02/08/16. Story by Angela Saurine. Late husband’s passion inspires Ethiopia charity challenge for Dr Catherine Hamlin’s fistula hospital.  HER late husband Ian was a surgeon with a passion for indigenous health, and Trish O’Rourke knows he would be smiling down on her if he knew about her new endeavour. The […]...

August 10th, 2016 Read More

Sarah runs the world for Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia

Running one marathon is impressive. Running seven is incredible. Running seven in seven days on seven continents is almost inconceivable. In January 2016, Sarah Ames successfully completed this amazing physical feat as part of the World Marathon Challenge. She overcame jet lag, fatigue and huge temperature fluctuations all to raise much needed funds for Hamlin […]...

August 8th, 2016 Read More

Val’s story – “Why I share Catherine’s dream…”

“Dr Catherine Hamlin and her late husband Reg have inspired me for years. I am totally in awe of them and their achievements in Ethiopia, restoring the lives of thousands of poor women. I admire their persistence. I admire their courage. But most of all I admire their deep love for these women. When I […]...

July 20th, 2016 Read More

Neil’s Ethiopian adventure

Last year, my wife Annette and I decided to raise much-needed money for Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, and to take up the opportunity of a ‘trip of a lifetime’ with a Hamlin Ethiopian Adventure to this amazing country. My overall impression of Ethiopia is “Wow!” I want to come back and see the rest of this […]...

July 20th, 2016 Read More

Volunteer profile: Pip

My name is Pip Guest and I am a midwife at the Mater Hospital in North Sydney. I have known of Catherine and Reg Hamlin’s work for many years and I have always been inspired by the dedication and giving nature of these very special people. I have been volunteering for Hamlin since 2012 and […]...

July 7th, 2016 Read More