Obstetric Fistula Stories

For over 60 years, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has provided treatment and support to tens of thousands of women suffering from obstetric fistula.

The Hamlin Model of Care, a world-renowned holistic treatment model, addresses the physical, psychological and emotional effects of fistula, allowing women to reassert their humanity, secure their health and wellbeing, and regain their roles in their families and communities.

These are their stories.

Thanks to your support, Haile is ready to start the next chapter of her life after the trauma of fistula.

Abebech’s Story

Read about Abebech’s remarkable journey to healing and happiness.

Mulu’s Story

Today, Mulu is regaining her health, happiness, and sense of self.

Zigiju’s Story

Learn how Zigiju regained her strength and learnt to walk again.

Zemzem’s Story

From heartbreak to hope. Learn how Zemzem regained her independence.