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About the project

The Challenge

According to statistics by the World Health Organization, each year between 50,000 to 100,000 women worldwide are affected by obstetric fistula, which is directly linked to one of the major causes of maternal mortality, obstructed labour.
Women who experience obstetric fistula suffer constant incontinence, shame, social segregation, and health problems.

The Intervention

Safaricom Foundation’s and its partners supported 50 women in Kisii county with free fistula repair medical screening and treatment.

The Impact

The 50 women are living with confidence and free of health repercussions after the fistula screening and treatment

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