The Fistula Foundation
Target demographics: More than 2 million women worldwide are currently suffering from the childbirth injury obstetric fistula.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Thousands of women are being healed each year, thanks to funding from the Fistula Foundation.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Become a Fistula Foundation Circle of Friends Ambassador. Do you feel others should hear more about these women whose lives are devastated by fistula? You can be their voice. Our popular Circle of Friends program is designed for people like you who want to do something more. Bring YOUR circle of friends together and make a difference. It's that simple. Help others in your community learn about our global work and efforts to restore dignity, one woman at a time. And why not have fun while you're at it? Invite your friends, colleagues and neighbors to a fundraising or informational event such as a video screening or evening out featuring stimulating discussion. For more information, please visit our website.
Geographic areas served: The Fistula Foundation is the largest private charitable foundation supporting fistula treatment globally, helping thousands of women in many countries throughout Africa and Asia receive the care they need and deserve.
WHERE WE HELP:
Afghanistan | Angola | Bangladesh | Cameroon | Congo | Ethiopia | Kenya | Niger | Nigeria | Senegal | Somaliland | Tanzania | Uganda
Would you like to know more? The real heroes are the partner organizations, the surgeons and the patients. We find them inspiring. All around the world, miracles are happening for young women living places like Ethiopia, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Take an important moment now to visit our website. Learn about the challenges of healing women in war zones, and how women struggle to get through each day in developing countries. Dedicated local surgeons will share their personal perspectives. And we’ll give you specifics about how your dollars are being put to work.
Why wait? Take the journey with us right now. Let it inform you, and perhaps deepen your own life and perspective.