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  • Nikiema tried suicide. Will you help?

    The shame and pain of the fistula Nikiema developed during childbirth drove her to attempt to kill herself 3 times. She found hope and healing through our partners in Burkina Faso. Will you help women like Nikiema get treatment?

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    Your gift can do double the good thanks to two generous anonymous families who are matching up to $66,000 in gifts made by December 15.

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  • How You Can Prevent Injuries

    Your gift today not only treats women and girls suffering the stigma, pain and isolation of obstetric fistula and other childbirth injuries. Learn how your gift can invest in preventing these injuries from plaguing future generations!

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  • Developing Local Leaders

    WFF believes that solving world problems like obstetric fistula, which devastates more than one million women worldwide, means finding and developing local leaders like Dr. Itengré Ouédraogo in Burkina Faso, Sarah Omega in Kenya, and Alice Emasu in Uganda.

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Surgeries across five countries


Empowered across five countries


Doctors & Advocates Trained across five countries

Where We Work


Danja Fistula Center

Burkina Faso


Medical Education Collaboration
Urogynecology Fellowship



Empowerment Center, Soroti
Hospital Network, National
Advocacy Training, National

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Where Your Dollars Go


Programs (78%)


Administration (12%)


Fundraising (10%)

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