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Sharing hope thanks to the donors of the Ukraine Response Fund

Man writing 'Ukraine' on a box in a distribution center

With your support, Global Impact’s Charity Alliance will continue to make a difference for Ukrainians. The generosity of individuals, companies and foundations brought in more than $1.5 million through our Ukraine Response Fund and we’re taking a minute to celebrate the work that this funding supports. Whether you contributed through your workplace giving platform, donated […]

DIRECT RELIEF: Obstetric Fistula Surgery at HEAL Africa Hospital

Rosine at HEAL Africa Hospital in Goma

Rosine, an 18-year-old woman, sustained a fistula while attempting to give birth to her first child at a local health post. Three days afterwards, she started leaking urine. “I lost the baby, and contracted fistula. My fear was enormous, and my despair fatal,” Rosine reportedly said at the time. Fortunately, medical providers at the health […]

DIRECT RELIEF: Providing Obstetric Fistula Surgeries in Nigeria

Fistula Repair Team in Jos, Nigeria

In April, 2019, 53 women received a life-changing surgery at the Evangel Vesico Vaginal Fistula Center in Jos, Nigeria, where a team of doctors worked inside the center’s operating room to repair patients with fistula, a childbirth injury caused by prolonged obstructed labor. Fistula leaves a hole in the birth canal, causing uncontrollable leakage of […]