Kim Strathearn via Crowdrise
March 10, 2011
BENEFITING: The Fistula Foundation
EVENT DATE: Mar 10, 2011
A fistula is simply a hole between an internal organ and the outside world that should not exist. There are two primary causes of fistula in women in developing countries: childbirth, causing obstetric fistula and sexual violence, causing traumatic fistula.
While $450 isn't enough for one night's stay in most hospitals in the United States, it is enough to provide one woman with restorative surgery and postoperative care (healthcare, education and a new dress).
I want to raise $2250 to fund this surgery for 5 women