Beyond Fistula

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Beyond Fistula is a non-profit charity that helps women and girls in Africa who have recently undergone surgical repair for fistulas. Donating helps these women get an education and training in order reintegrate into society. Please help us make the world a better place by donating to these women in need. Remember, a little contribution can do a lot!

Validators

Christine Christine
I am a retired Operating Room nurse from California and I have 2 grown children. I have had a passion and a calling to work in developing counties most of my life. I have done short term services projects and spent many vacations working overseas. I began coming to Kenya in 2009 working with a… More
Debra 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… More

Needs validated

$420of $400

Need funded!

5 supporters
Funded on 4/12/2016

Selena from Eldoret, KE

Young Kenyan woman eager to stay independent. I need a supplies to open my own shop.

I am working hard to earn an income so that my family will not sell me into marriage. I need a sewing machine, fabric and rent for a small shop. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$300of $300

Need funded!

5 supporters
Funded on 5/11/2016

Beryl from Eldoret, KE

Caring for my grandparents & siblings. Tailoring equipment will allow me to succeed!

I need to pay for my sewing machine, living expenses and pay for an apprenticeship with an experienced tailor to further my skills More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$300of $300

Need funded!

5 supporters
Funded on 3/21/2016

Maureen from Eldoret, KE

New mother living in Kenya. Help me purchase equipment to start my business.

I've completed training to become a tailor. I need to purchase my sewing machine and enroll in an apprenticeship to support my newborn baby. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$400of $400

Need funded!

5 supporters
Funded on 6/5/2016

Roslyn from Eldoret, Kenya

Raising my daughter on my own. Starting my own business will help us move forward.

I'm determined to find the means to provide my daughter an education. I need to pay for my sewing machine, purchase more fabric and pay rent for a working space. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$270of $400

Need funded!

3 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2016

Susan from Eldoret, Kenya

Kenyan woman struggling to maintain my independence. Starting my my own business will help me get there!

My parents want to sell me into marriage. I know I can support myself independently. Help me purchase start-up materials for my tailoring business. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$140of $400

Need funded!

4 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2016

Winnie from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm a survivor of fistula. Starting my own tailoring business will help me move forward

I love doing tailoring and bead work, and I am ready to start my own shop. Help me purchase a sewing machine and materials to begin selling my work! More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$505of $500

Need funded!

6 supporters
Funded on 6/21/2016

Emily from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mother of 4. I need inventory to make a go of my business.

My husband abandoned me and our 4 children when I was diagnosed with fistula. I need help starting my clothing business to make an independent living. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$451of $450

Need funded!

12 supporters
Funded on 6/14/2016

Sophia from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mother. Essential supplies will help me complete my education.

Despite my family's lack of support, I'm determined to complete school to become independent. I need help paying for essential supplies to make it. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$400of $400

Need funded!

2 supporters
Funded on 7/13/2016

Rosy from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm a survivor of fistula. Starting my own business will allow me to provide for my 2 boys.

My deepest desire is to be able to feed, clothe and educate my children. Help me start my business so I can do just that. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$235of $450

Need funded!

6 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2016

Jones from Eldoret, Kenya

Single mother and farmer in Kenya. A cow will enable me to support my family.

I need a cow to better provide for my family of 6. I'll be able to feed my children and sell milk in order to keep them growing up healthy! More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$185of $400

Need funded!

6 supporters
Funded on 7/28/2016

Mercy from Eldoret, Kenya

Independent mom starting my own business. I need to purchase essential supplies.

I know starting my own business will help me become independent & thrive. I need a sewing machine, materials and rent to open my space in my home country of Kenya. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$98of $450

Need funded!

2 supporters
Funded on 2/17/2017

Faith from Eldoret, Kenya

Ready to start my own dress-making business. I just need a sewing machine to get started!

I need to pay for my training course and sewing machine to start on my path towards owning my own business. More

Validated by Christine from Beyond Fistula

$200of $200

Need funded!

3 supporters
Funded on 8/2/2018

Grace from Kericho County, Kenya

I'm determined to carve my own path. A plot of land will help me become self-sufficient.

I need funds to lease an acre of land ($100 per year) and for fertilizer, seeds and farming supplies. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$160of $160

Need funded!

3 supporters
Funded on 8/4/2018

Wiliter from Eldoret, Kenya

I'm ready to start my own business. $160 in start-up funds will let me launch!

I need some basic start-up supplies to start my business selling clothes to my community. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$200of $200

Need funded!

4 supporters
Funded on 8/10/2018

Resi from Eldoret, Kenya

I want to become a tailor. Basic sewing supplies will help me start my business!

I need funds to buy a sewing machine and bolts of fabric and supplies to start my tailoring business. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$25of $200

12.500%

1 supporter
41 days remaining

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Winny from Eldoret, Kenya

I am ready to start a farm. Just need to cover the cost of a plot of land.

I need funds to lease a plot of land and buy chickens and goats. I learned farming skills through a local training program and know I will succeed. More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

$70of $200

35.00%

2 supporters
56 days remaining

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Elizabeth from Eldoret, Kenya

I am determined to start my shop. Just need to cover start-up costs.

My goal is to sell clothes to support my family and pay my children’s school fees. Some start-up costs will help me launch my business! More

Validated by Debra from Beyond Fistula

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