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,…

Follow the data, invest in midwives: International Day of the midwife 2021

Follow the data, invest in midwives: International Day of the midwife 2021 “Follow the data, invest in midwives” is the theme of the 2021 International…

Hope in Harar: Sartu’s story

Hope in Harar: Sartu’s story Sartu, 20, grew up in a small town around 200 kilometres from the city of Harar and had a happy…

Hope in Harar: young midwives making a difference

Hope in Harar: young midwives making a difference Last summer, despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, 24 young midwives graduated with a Batchelors…

Hope in Harar: Fatuma’s story

Hope in Harar: Fatuma’s story Fatuma, 20, lives in the mountainous region of eastern Ethiopia, Harari. She grew up with her brothers and sisters in…

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…