Posts Tagged Obstetric Fistula

Inspiring Moms of May: Fistula Survivor Embraces Motherhood

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At Direct Relief, May is for moms. Throughout the month, we will regularly honor mothers around the world who inspire us. Today’s […]

Direct Relief Women Raises Funds for 6,000 Safe Births

Members of Direct Relief Women.

Six thousand babies will be born safely thanks to the members of Direct Relief Women – a group that supports Direct Relief’s […]

Dignity Kits Comfort Kenyan Women Awaiting Fistula Repair

A fistula patient in Kenya smiles with a Dignity Kit. Courtesy photo.

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

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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 […]

From the Field: Fistula Repair Supplies Arrive in Niger

Handover of Supplies to Dr Sanda Ganda

Our Senior Program Manager, Lindsey Pollaczek, is currently traveling throughout Africa, visiting partners in the region. Below she shares an update from […]