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Kenya

Inspiring Moms of May: Fistula Survivor Embraces Motherhood

At Direct Relief, May is for moms. Throughout the month, we will regularly honor mothers around the world who inspire us. Today’s story comes from a partner based in western Kenya, Women and Development Against Distress…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
22 May 2014

Kenya

Dignity Kits Comfort Kenyan Women Awaiting Fistula Repair

Noreen (pictured center), a 27-year-old woman from western Kenya, developed obstetric fistula after giving birth to her second child two years ago. Obstetric fistula is a a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged and obstructed…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
16 Mar 2014

Kenya

Kenyan Fistula Survivor Regains Hope After Suffering 35 Years

One of Direct Relief’s GSK PULSE volunteers, Jane Lehnhoff, is based at our partner organization OGRA Foundation in Kisumu, Kenya where she is supporting our work to expand obstetric fistula treatment to women in the region.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
28 Feb 2014

Kenya

Young Kenyan fistula survivor returns to school

As children in the U.S. return to the classrooms this month, a young woman in Kenya is also returning to school, grateful to be able to continue her studies once again after being repaired from a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
16 Sep 2013

Kenya

Kenyan Woman Regains Hope After Fistula Repair

One of Direct Relief’s GlaxoSmithKline PULSE volunteers, Jane Lehnhoff, is based at our partner organization OGRA Foundation in Kisumu, Kenya where she is supporting our work to expand obstetric fistula treatment to women in the region.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
07 Aug 2013

Kenya + 1 more

Strengthening maternal health care in the Horn of Africa

Written by Andrew MacCalla, Emergency Response Manager on October 9, 2012 Many positive changes have been made since last October when Direct Relief provided a $25,000 grant to Women and Health Alliance International (WAHA), an international…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
10 Oct 2012

Kenya

Direct Relief commits $25,000 to assist people affected by floods in Kenya

Direct Relief has committed $25,000 in emergency funds to OGRA Foundation, a key partner in Kenya, to assist in the response to severe flooding in the western part of the country that has displaced thousands of people. The emergency cash…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Emergency funds to Kenya partner doubled to provide more essential medicines

On January 10, 2008,  Direct Relief International wired an additional $25,000 in additional emergency funds to Kenyan partner OGRA Foundation to help procure essential medicines in the Rift Valley region of the country, which is continuing to experience violence in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Direct Relief's programme activities update Jun 2006

Recipient: Solai Medical Clinic Shipment Number: 5259 Shipment Date: 6/22/2006 Value: $274,760 Solai Medical Clinic is located in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Kenya has a population of approximately 32 million, 59 percent of whom live on less than $2 per…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
30 Jun 2006