Charity Spotlight: Fistula Foundation

Fistula Foundation Forges Ahead in Zambia   “We are in it together, and we can get through it together!” Fistula Foundation Zambia is on a roll! In the las... Read more >

Charity Spotlight: Population Services International

A Post-Pandemic Emergency:  The Contraception Crisis in the Making   September 26th is World Contraception Day. Population Services International (PSI) has been working to expand access to contraceptive products and services for 50 years. But in 2020, COVID-19 is threatening global health systems – and making access to contraception fraught. PSI’s Global Medical Director, Dr. Eva Lathrop, explains this growing crisis and how PSI is responding.   Hadiya* -- a mother of four -- share... Read more >

Charity Spotlight: Living Goods

Living Goods-supported community health workers (CHWs) began offering family planning counseling services in 2018 and expanded these services to include delivery of short-term methods and client referrals for long-term and permanent methods. 2019 was the first full year Living Goods-supported CHWs provided family planning services, and, at the end of the year, we observed an increase in family planning coverage, as well as maternal, neonatal and child health care results.  In order to help wome... Read more >

Charity Spotlight: Fistula Foundation

Empowering Kenyan Fistula Survivors—and Soccer Stars!—to Sew Covid-19 Masks for the Community In Kenya, Fistula Foundation’s partners use a number of creative ways to help women with obstetric fistula regain their health and confidence. Obstetric fistula is a wrenching childbirth injury that leaves a woman incontinent—and too often, suffering women hide themselves in shame. Corrective surgery and strong support services are essential for a woman’s full recovery.  Women and Development ... Read more >