A life saved

A life saved

My name is Mary.  I am 24 years old, I came from Emboreet I am married and I gave birth to two babies but only one is living, who is a five-year-old girl. I am educated to form four. I wanted to continue with school but we did not have money so I wasn’t able to....
United with Hosiana

United with Hosiana

Here at Maternity Africa, we are delighted that Hosiana has become a member of our team. At the beginning of this year, she came here for her 8 weeks’ placement during her course at Tengeru Institute of Community Development. We were so impressed by her commitment and...
Pudol

Pudol

After leaving Maternity Africa, Dr. Andrew went to South Sudan and operated on 30 women with birth related injuries including obstetric fistula. One of the ladies was Pudol. She is from the north and delivered her 6th child two years ago after a three day labour. He...
MAMA ZELLY

MAMA ZELLY

Zelly is the head of our labour ward here at Kivulini and is affectionately known by many as Mama. She has been a nurse and midwife for 32 years and has been with us at Kivulini since we opened in June 2018. Before that, she worked with Maternity Africa for a number...
Beginning of a week of hope at Maternity Africa

Beginning of a week of hope at Maternity Africa

It’s going to be a busy week at our hospital in Arusha, Tanzania. We have over 40 fistula patients to operate on, all with dreadful injuries. All had labours lasting up to a week all delivered stillborn children, all are leaking urine and or faeces every minute...
Fistula Camp build up

Fistula Camp build up

This week we are delighted to have patients arriving from all over Tanzania to attend our 3rd fistula camp of 2019.These ladies have enjoyed joining together with others who have had similar experiences of the same debilitating condition. It’s wonderful to see them...

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