Buritu’s Journey Patients

15 September, 2020     Buritu’s journey from the devastation of obstetric fistula to the hope of a new life after being cured at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital demonstrates the need to take preventative action to stop fistulas from...
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Recovering With Love Patients

14 August, 2020     Etagegn’s story is one of heartbreaking lows and hopeful highs: from a remote village near Limmu in the Oromiya Region, to the agony of obstetric fistula, to the optimism of a life restored.   Opportunity...
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Jallene’s Journey Patients

June 24, 2020     For years, Jallene needlessly endured the agony of obstetric fistula without any medical attention. Thanks to a new Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia initiative, Jallene was identified by Hamlin-trained health officers and taken to the Addis Ababa...
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Ayana’s Journey to Hope Patients

June 22, 2020     Ayana is one of the 24 patients found in the initial phase of Hamlin’s new Patient Identification Program. Her story is one of resilience through tragedy – and finding hope. The pain of fistula Ayana...
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Reaching Every Woman With Fistula Patients

June 9, 2020     For too many women in Ethiopia, their poverty and geographic isolation increase the likelihood of them suffering an obstetric fistula injury. Geographic remoteness is a barrier to the care that fistula patients need, causing thousands...
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Bravery Exemplified: Semenesh’s Story Patients

April 30, 2020   Please consider making a tax-deductible donation before June 30 to help transform the lives of women just like Semenesh, who are suffering in silence.    Life before fistula School was never an option for Semenesh. The...
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A Transformational Journey 60for60

April 20, 2020     Garnering international and professional recognition was never the priority for Dr Catherine Hamlin; serving some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable women in Ethiopia was, however. The stories of the obstetric fistula patients Catherine and...
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Enat’s Long Journey to Healing Patients

January 24, 2020   For 61 one her 96 years, Dr Catherine Hamlin has cared for the most vulnerable women in Ethiopia. For obstetric fistula patients living is isolated areas, the importance of Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s five regional hospitals cannot...
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