Current News and Events

April 2015 Machinga Community Sensitisation Day

The Fistula Care Centre is now partnering with YRSC and on April 18th, YRSC hosted a ‘Sensitisation Day’ focused on educating the community about fistula. More>


2nd April 2015 Meryl Streep narrates Freedom From Fistula Foundation Documentary 'Shout Gladi Gladi'

Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep is narrating a documentary highlighting the efforts of Scottish philanthropist Ann Gloag and her charity to improve maternal health in Africa. More>


FFFF secures funding grant from Princeton University

The Freedom from Fistula Foundation (US) is delighted to announce that it has received a $12,000 grant from a unique philanthropy class at prestigious Princeton University in New Jersey, USA.  More>


2nd Dec 2014 FFFF took part in #GivingTuesday

This December FFFF took part in a campaign designed to celebrate a day dedicated to giving where charities, families and businesses all came together for #GivingTuesday.  Ann Gloag matched individual donations (up to £100,000) made on the day and staff and supporters took to twitter and facebook to raise awareness of the charity. More>


27th October 2014 Medical equipment from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow donated to FFFF

The unused equipment from the Athletes' Village medical centre is worth about £10,000, including stethoscopes and blood pressure monitors and is to be shipped to Africa to help women & girls in our care. More>