This organization does stellar work and focuses on matching money to need. Included in their recent support are sites in Bangladesh, Kenya, Angola and Nepal. The organizations that have been grant recipients also receive recognition for the work which Fistula Foundation has supported, including Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder of Panzi Hospital in Democratic Republic of Congo who received the Seoul Peace Prize in September.
The staff of the Foundation have always been willing to hear suggestions and consider recommendations. For a "small" charity, they do BIG work. Their administration costs are well below 10% of the operating budget. I am proud to be a donor and supporting their work.
I am a certified wound, ostomy and continence nurse working in Reno, NV, who deals with fistulas in my work. They are devastating for the patient and really difficult to treat, in the best of medical circumstances.
Through reading Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times, I became aware of the Fistula Foundation.
That anyone would even want to take up this cause is amazing, but furthermore, the organization spends 82% of its donations on the actual cause, while only 7% goes to overhead and 11% to fundraising.
I was in San Jose recently and stopped by their headquarters to give them a cheer. They are a dedicated, passionate and lean machine and so worthy of your contribution.
Amazing organization! I'm very happy with the work they do to provide life-changing treatments to those in need!
The Fistula Foundation is doing amazing work and are changing the lives of so many women across the world.
I had no idea this was a problem still (in the 21st century). We can and must do better for women worldwide who are physically impacted by childbirth, especially when the solution is relatively simple.
This foundation provides an invaluable service to underserved and deserving women in underrepresented communities. We need to continue to support the vital and necessary organization.
I first became aware of the Fistula Organization several years ago featured on a daytime talk show. The story left a lasting impression on me and I take the opportunity to share the story with others. The Fistula Organization will probably be the only opportunity for women in less developed areas to receive sophisticated medical care while also affording them compassionate care in addition to restoring their dignity. Women are the mothers of the earth and as such should be given the highest in regards.
The Fistula Organization is a much needed service and remains as my top priority in charitable service.
I know for first hand experience that you are making a great contribution working with one of our partner organisations
Brian Hancock. chairman Uganda Childbirth Injury Fund.
Fistula Foundation has a done a great work in kitovu hospital. It has helped women suffering from fistula be treated and regain their dignity. The foundation has helped the hospital get access to clean by financing the project of drilling a shallow well, Women suffering from fistula are ever leaking urine and stool, they need constant supply of water to wash and drink which Fistula Foundation has resolved.
Awesome charity that helps underprivileged women around the world who are suffering from obstetric fistula after childbirth. Please support!
My wife and I have had the privilege of supporting The Fistula Foundation for many years. I worked with the Foundation's CEO, Kate Grant, at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and saw first hand her leadership and vision.
Those involved in development know that investing in women and girls is the key to transforming societies and nations. The Fistula Foundation deals with a difficult issue that is critical to freeing women to participate in their societies and families. It targets its work strategically and gets a payoff from its efforts that is measured in liberated and empowered lives. I view the Fistula Foundation as a model: it is accomplished, transparent, and accountable, and sets a standard that few organizations can match.