A message for our Knitters – COVID-19

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic our administrative team are working from home and not able to access our UK office as frequently as before….

Remembering our founder: Catherine Hamlin 1924 – 2020

Dr Catherine HamlinJanuary 24th 1924 – March 18th 2020 It is with deep sadness we share the news of the passing of Dr Catherine Hamlin,…

#MeetTheTeam: Nina, Urostomy Nurse

We are excited to introduce you to our amazing team of #HealthHeroes in Ethiopia. These individuals are providing life-changing support for women who have suffered…

#MeetTheTeam: Dr. Betty, GP at Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital

We are excited to introduce you over the coming weeks to our amazing team of #HealthHeroes in Ethiopia. These individuals are providing life-changing support for…

A life restored: Etagegn’s story

The Hamlin team met Etagegn in June 2020 at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital as she recovered from her fistula surgery. She shared with us…

Treated with love: Buritu’s journey with Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia

Buritu is from a remote village in Southern Ethiopia’s Sidama region, where she works farming her family’s small plot of land. She had an arranged…

Creating a greener Ethiopia, one tree at a time

Last month, staff at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia held their annual Tree Planting Ceremony at Hamlin’s Desta Mender Rehabilitation Centre on the outskirts of Addis Ababa….

Celebrating #SmallCharitiesWeek 2020!

This Small Charities Week we are celebrating the BIG impact made by so many small charities across the UK and around the world! Hamlin Fistula…

BBC Radio 4 celebrates the life of Dr Catherine Hamlin

Two months ago in March 2020, the world sadly lost Dr Catherine Hamlin, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia’s founder, who gave 60 years of dedicated service to…

A Tribute to Catherine Hamlin from Hamlin Fistula UK’s Honorary President

Hamlin Fistula UK’s Honorary President Malcolm Hewitt OBE remembers Dr Catherine Hamlin Hamlin Fistula UK was founded in 1968 by Harold Burnett to support the…