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Tag: Obstetric Fistula

Your impact: Kokebe’s Story

Kokebe laboured for three days at home before being taken to hospital. Sadly for Kokebe, this was the start of 10 years hidden away in grief and shame. ...

January 23rd, 2024 Read More
Haile patient

Your support in action: Haile’s story

Haile’s happy life with her new husband in the remote hillside village of Yirgachefe in South Ethiopia was shattered when she lost her baby in childbirth and sustained a fistula injury three years ago....

April 3rd, 2023 Read More

A journey to healing: Abebech’s story

Abebech's story is like that of the 31,000 women living in Ethiopia with untreated fistula injuries. Her painful, obstructed labour went on for five days. Luckily for Abebech, she was found by Hamlin Patient Identification Officer and her story changed. ...

December 16th, 2022 Read More
Ethiopian family outside their rural home

From patient to proud businesswoman

Leyat and her husband Amarech spent all their money searching for a cure for Leyat’s obstetric fistula injuries. Her life changed when she arrived at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. ...

October 13th, 2022 Read More