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,…

New life following fistula: Ayelech’s story

New life following fistula: Ayelech’s story Each year, Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia treats thousands of women who have suffered childbirth injuries including obstetric fistula, providing support…

2020 – A Year in Review

2020 – A Year in Review We believe in a world without maternal death, birth injuries or obstetric fistula. Find out how, with your support,…

From isolation to independence: The journey of a fistula patient

From isolation to independence: The journey of a fistula patient 3 minute read For many women, arriving at a Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia hospital is the…

Bringing our community talks online!

The support of dedicated community groups across the UK makes a huge difference to our work and the lives of women in need in Ethiopia….

Facing the future: Chaltu’s story

“In my village there is an unfortunate tradition of fear around visiting clinics or any other health facilities, whatever our health problem is… that is…

FIGO Update: Hamlin-trained Surgeons Making an Impact

Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia has a long history of training surgeons from around the world in best-practice fistula surgery techniques. Since the inception of Hamlin Fistula…

Growing with our patients – developing our rehabilitation and learning programmes

In celebration of International Day of Education on 24 January 2021. Hamlin Alumni Beletshachew Tadesse joined Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia in 2011 as the first Rehabilitation and Reintegration…

Strength beyond measure: Bayise’s story

Strength beyond measure: Bayise’s story Bayise, 26, is from Dano area in northern Ethiopia and lives in a rural village, together with her five-year-old daughter….

Sebryi’s story: held back by pandemic, hope and determination found a way

Sebryi’s story: held back by pandemic, hope and determination found a way Sebryi, 18, is from the Oromiya region of Ethiopia and grew up in…