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Phone: 847-592-2438
1100 E. Woodfield Road
Suite 350

Schaumburg
Illinois 60173
USA
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Target demographics: women suffering from or at risk of obstetric fistula

Direct beneficiaries per year: 200

Geographic areas served: Niger and northern Nigeria

Programs: Danja Fistula Center, Niger

Mission:
The Worldwide Fistula Fund is a non-profit organization that provides exceptional health care services for women suffering from and at risk of obstetric fistula in sub-Saharan Africa.
Results:
In February 2012, the Worldwide Fistula Fund opened the doors of our new fistula hospital in Danja, Niger. The Danja Fistula Center not only offers a comprehensive range of short- and long-term services to women suffering from fistula but also functions as a training and research center for medical professionals. Over the coming years, the WFF hopes to advance the message of hope and healing by replicating this Center in other developing nations around the world.

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08/17/14
The work that WorldWide Fistula Fund provides so many women around the world with care they desperately need and Dr. Wall and his team never give up. The ongoing awareness and education that the foundation provides is bringing the local providers the necessary skills to heal their communities and ... more »
08/17/14
I have been interested in the problem of childbirth injuries and fistula since the first time I heard Lewis Wall speak in 2002. Lewis founded this organization with another dedicated fistula surgeon, Steve Arrowsmith. They carried the load for many years but the organization has now transitioned ... more »
11/01/13
I was unaware of the existence of fistula until I found out about this organization. Obviously, a condition that causes so much misery to so many women is worthy of our attention and support. I will be a contributor to their cause from now on and will work to spread the word about fistula... more »
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