Jerusha

Jerusha from Eldoret, Kenya

After my fistula, I want to get back on my feet. Help me start a clothing business!

I need help purchasing a sewing machine, fabric, and other supplies to start my business. A fresh start is all I need!

Overview

I am a 24 year old fistula survivor. In 2020, I had a miscarriage and lost my baby. Two years later, I became pregnant again and endured a long, painful labor. Unfortunately, my baby did not survive the birth and was pronounced stillborn in the hospital. Soon after, I developed a fistula. After being treated for my fistula, I am trying to get back on my feet and make a living for myself.

My goals are to start a business and sell clothes. With this business, I can support myself while giving back to my community.

I need $200 for a sewing machine, fabric, and other supplies to start my clothing business.

Meeting this need will help me move forward because with these funds, I'll be able to start my clothing business. A fresh start is all I need! After starting this business, I'll be able to get back on my feet while contributing to my community.

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Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula (What does this mean?)

Jerusha is a strong, light-hearted woman who experienced the loss of two babies and a painful fistula. She is driven to succeed and launch her own clothing company despite all the hardships she has suffered through. I have confidence that Jerusha will be successful.

About Debra

I am the co-founder and Executive Director of Beyond Fistula. I founded the nonprofit in 2012 after seeing how much these young Kenyan women needed help rebuilding their lives after recovering from a childbirth injury known as obstetric fistula. I am endlessly motivated by their hope and tenacity… Read more