Jul 13, 2017
Angela McCabe
Freedom from Fistula

Thousands of women and girls are helped by Freedom from Fistula each year.

An estimated 2 million women and girls in Africa are suffering from obstetric fistula caused by prolonged, obstructed childbirth and lack of access to maternity care. Left incontinent, they are often condemned to a life of solitude and despair.

Freedom from Fistula helps these women and girls by providing free surgeries to heal their fistulas and free maternity care to prevent fistulas and ensure safe childbirth. They also train local healthcare workers.