At only 18 years old, Doreen has experienced her fair share of hardship: an arranged marriage, challenging labor, a stillborn child, and an obstetric fistula. Feeling lost, she attempted suicide. After learning about UVP and its fistula surgery camps, she started to regain hope. Doreen’s fistula was successfully repaired at Kamuli Mission Hospital, and UVP’s reintegration program played a pivotal role in helping her regain her physical and mental well-being.
Women Just Like Her
At 40 years old, Khisa is always cracking jokes. Sitting outside the fistula ward at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Tororo, she sat down with Loy, UVP’s Assistant Director, to discuss the challenges of living with an obstetric fistula and her long path to healing. Despite her struggle, she hasn’t lost her sense of humor and optimism.
The Worst Problem
Scovia has received 5 fistula surgeries Scovia is 35 years…
Serendipitous Encounter Leads to Life-Changing Procedure
As we sit in the bright sunshine on the veranda…