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Meet Fatmata!

Fatmata is thirty years old and lives with her supportive husband. She has had three pregnancies, and although her first baby was stillborn, her second child is now six years old. During her last pregnancy she experienced obstructed labor and after two days in labor she was taken to Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) where she gave birth to a stillborn baby following an emergency cesarean section operation. As a result of the painful labor she endured, she developed obstetric fistula. Doctors Without Borders referred her to the West Africa Fistula Foundation, where she received her free surgery! Thank you, donors and supporters, for funding Fatmata’s surgery

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