From fistula to freedom: Asmira’s story

From fistula to freedom: Asmira’s story Asmira, 40, pictured, lives in a remote village in Ethiopia’s North together with her husband Lemma. They have been…

Healing Lives Book Review

Healing Lives Book Review Sarah Hamlin, granddaughter of Dr Catherine Hamlin, reviews the moving account of the friendship that saved the lives of over 60,000…

The impact of community outreach: Medanit’s story

The impact of community outreach: Medanit’s story Many women in rural Ethiopia don’t routinely have access to professional maternal care. They may never see a…

Nurturing talent at Desta Mender – Aselefech’s story

Nurturing talent at Desta Mender – Aselefech’s story Aselefech, 35, is from a small town in the Oromiya region in central Ethiopia. Although her life…

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…

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…