Maternal and Child Health Work

Dignity Kits Comfort Kenyan Women Awaiting Fistula Repair

Noreen (pictured center), a 27-year-old woman from western Kenya, developed obstetric fistula after giving birth to her second child two years ago. […]

Kenyan Fistula Survivor Regains Hope After Suffering 35 Years

One of Direct Relief’s GSK PULSE volunteers, Jane Lehnhoff,  is based at our partner organization OGRA Foundation in Kisumu, Kenya where she is supporting […]

Sakena Yacoobi Earns Champion for Women’s Health Award

Direct Relief presented Sakena Yacoobi, founder and executive director of the Afghan Institute of Learning, with the 2014 Champion for Women’s Health Award […]

Helping Children with Cancer, One Child at a Time

Following his first cycle of chemotherapy for Burkitt’s lymphoma,  young Joseph’s* improved health is already visible. Joseph is able to receive care […]

Partner Spotlight: Supporting Women's Health in East Texas

When 45-year-old Jennifer Young* found a lump in her right breast, she chose not to go to the doctor because she didn’t […]