Pregnancy and childbirth are the biggest threats to the lives of women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa. We work with women, girls and entire communities to ensure that more women can give birth safely and with dignity - ensuring that every child has the best possible start in life.
Addressing obstetric fistula
Empowering women with obstetric fistula through treatment, psycho-social support, and livelihoods opportunities in Tanzania and Uganda.
Meet Vivian: obstetric fistula survivor
Vivian Nandi developed obstetric fistula during the birth of the youngest of her five children. She credits her husband Mussa, her Christian faith, and her support network for giving her the strength to recover. But it’s clear that she’s a pretty extraordinary woman in her own right.Read her story
Meet Scholastica Daudi: entrepreneur
Fistula survivor Scholastica is running her own business, supporting her growing family, and helping other women recovering from this physically and psychologically painful condition.Read her story