Why One Woman Traveled from Algeria to Niger for Fistula Surgery

Why One Woman Traveled from Algeria to Niger for Fistula Surgery

We are happy to publish the latest news from our partner Worldwide Fistula Fund. They do amazing work for women with obstetric fistulas. Please make a donation to help them continue the work they do. From the Worldwide Fistula Fund: Summer has been busy at the Danja Fistula Center. In July, a team of six […]

[Guest Post] Sarah Omega: A Fistula Survivor

[Guest Post] Sarah Omega: A Fistula Survivor

Written By Elizabeth Ralston, The Inspired Philanthropist The Setting: One by One’s sixth annual fundraiser. The lights dimmed, the audience soon hushed, and the speaker, a young woman from Kenya, came diffidently to the podium. Sarah Omega Photo by Louise Lakier 2011 “My name is Sarah Omega, and I am a fistula survivor.” The details […]

The Worldwide Fistula Fund Opens Fistula Center in Niger

The Worldwide Fistula Fund Opens Fistula Center in Niger

Our newest partner, the Worldwide Fistula Fund, celebrated the opening of the Danja Fistula Center, its first freestanding fistula center last Saturday, February 11, 2012. A state-of-the-art fistula hospital in Niger, the Danja Fistula Center will provide free obstetric fistula surgeries, prevention programming and aftercare for women afflicted by this condition. Founded in 1995, the […]

New Partner Announcement – Worldwide Fistula Fund

New Partner Announcement – Worldwide Fistula Fund

I am happy to announce our newest partner – Worldwide Fistula Fund. Founded in 1995, the Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) is a not-for-profit public charity that provides medical treatment for women suffering from obstetric fistula in sub-Saharan Africa. In February 2012, the WFF opened the Danja Fistula Center, a state-of-the-art fistula hospital in Niger to provide free obstetric […]

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