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“We know today that having fistula is not the end of the world” Habibou — Fistula Survivor, Burkina Faso


Success Stories

Agnes was only 14 years old when her parents offered her for marriage. She soon had 3 children and it was while delivering her 4th baby that her labor became obstructed and prolonged. Agnes' baby died and she suffered an obstetric fistula.


July 18, 2022
Alice Emasu, Executive Director of Terrewode and local Ugandan Partner, discusses the importance of Solidarity Groups and supporting fistula survivors through reintegration.

Director’s Notes

April 12, 2023
Executive Director, Soja Orlowski, shares the first quarter update for our programs in Burkina Faso, Niger, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya. See what our local champions have accomplished!

In the News

June 16, 2021

WFF Board Member, Rahel Nardos, reflects on what it means to be both a US citizen and an immigrant during the pandemic and the struggles that come with the feeling of being in two worlds at the same time.

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