Bravery Exemplified: Semenesh’s Story Patients

August 9, 2019   Life before fistula School was never an option for Semenesh. The small, rural village in Southern Ethiopia where she grew up was so isolated that it would take seven hours to walk to the nearest school...
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Changing Women’s Lives in Ethiopia for 60 years Patients

July 19, 2019   Read this fantastic article written by the ABC’s Jane Hutcheon about her recent visit to Ethiopia and the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital. First published on July 5, 2019 on the ABC News website, by Jane Hutcheon....
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Mazaa’s second chance at life Desta Mender

July 8, 2019   Hope for her future  Since our Rehabilitation and Reintegration Appeal in September, over 490 women have completed education programs. One of these women is Mazaa. Mazaa was just a teenager living in a remote farming village...
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A Game-Changing Project Midwives

May 27, 2019   Asmere is 20 years old. She is pregnant with her second child and has an appointment at the Hamlin Midwifery Clinic at Ambesame – the closest clinic to her home. Today she will for the first...
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Abinet’s story Patients

January 11, 2019   Abinet, a recent graduate from the Hamlin Rehabilitation and Reintegration program, has just embarked on a new chapter of her life. After a nine-year journey of recovery at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia, Abinet is now cured and has big...
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Neima’s story Patients

January 10, 2019   Life before fistula Neima doesn’t know how old she is. In her village, age isn’t a concern, survival is. When asked what their age is, Neima and her peers estimate. The second youngest in a family...
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An incredible transformation Patients

June 13, 2018   When she first fell pregnant at 14, Mekdes was unlike most Ethiopian women, she was able to access maternal care. Although accessing this medical care was far from easy from her small rural village in North...
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