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What is a fistula?  A fistula occurs when an unborn baby’s head puts too much pressure on a mother’s maternal tissues, cutting off the blood supply. The tissue dies and leaves a hole, or fistula, which causes urine and sometimes faeces to leak uncontrollably.In the poorest places, malnutrition can affect the growth of the skeleton,...

Who is she? She is a wife, a daughter, a beloved member of her community.She is a woman with hopes and dreams. And she is filled with love and joy at the prospect of becoming a mother.She is Merina. She is at risk of fistula. And she needs your help.Today there are 500,000 women in...