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...
Emergency Care in the Air

Emergency Care in the Air

This week in Kivulini we were faced with many more obstetric emergencies. Women arrive at all hours of the day from all the rural communities that surround us. Mostly they are unannounced so we always have to be in a state of readiness in the maternity unit. On Monday...
Hadija

Hadija

Hadija is only eight years old. She fell and was impaled on a stick injuring her urethra and causing a large fistula. Leaking urine continually she was teased and unable to go to school. After suffering for six months, she was found by our outreach team and brought to...
Hitting New Heights

Hitting New Heights

All of Maternity Africa’s donors and supporters are the lifeblood of Maternity Africa. Recently we had one special visitor who got to see first hand how her fundraising effort made a difference in women’s lives. Sarah, a high school student, fundraised US$5,200 to...
Emergency Care Saves Lives

Emergency Care Saves Lives

Over the last year the team in Kivulini have become very experienced in giving emergency obstetric care. We have learned together how to organize urgent emergencies and have put into place lifesaving procedures that are defining the high standard of care within the...
Serving Teenegers

Serving Teenegers

Hannah is 18 years old and lives with her parents in a village on the rural outskirts of Arusha. She is the 7th of 9 children. She completed standard primary education. Hannah is now 8 months pregnant and attended the antenatal clinic with her mum. This was not a...

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