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  • WFF Takes 84 Women Off the Wait List

    An additional $40,000 grant will provide support for fistula surgeries for 84 more women who are currently on the wait list in Uganda! Founder Dr. Lewis Wall shares this exciting news and more about TERREWODE’s hospital construction in this blog!

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  • Board Member Receives Honor

    Dr. Holly Richter has been elected the American Urogynecologic Society Vice President. Holly has served as a WFF Board Director since 2017. She is an expert urogynecologist and frequently travels to Africa to provide care to survivors. Congratulations, Holly!

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  • News From The Executive Director

    Get the latest about all the countries we serve straight from our Executive Director! We have something exciting happening everywhere — from Burkina Faso to Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger and Uganda!

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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.

  • Healing Women with Prolapse in Ethiopia

    Launched in 2016, the Urogynecology Fellowship through Mekelle University is the first program of its kind in Ethiopia..





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