Susan Hardwick-Smith
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2014 – January

Dear Friends and Supporters, To All of our WAFF Followers and Supporters, Once again, we are greatly humbled by the kindness and generosity so many of you have showed over the past year. Our program continues to positively impact so many lives in Sierra Leone, and we are extremely grateful that this is all made […]

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2013 – November

Dear Friends and Supporters, Dr. Maggi asked to share a report of our recent trip to Bo in October, and some of you may know this was my third trip with WAFF this year, so I am honored to feel like a real part of the team. As usual we arrived to a joyful greeting […]

November 30, 2013 0
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2013 – September

Dear Friends and Supporters, I apologize for this letter being late, as I am actually heading back over for another trip now and realized I had failed to get this update out from our last trip. However, upon returning this last time and having multiple meetings about the current WAFF situation and our goals moving […]

November 25, 2013 0
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2013 – May – Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith raises 30K for WAFF

Doctor runs triathlon to save women a world away Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013 2:15 pm  On Saturday Feb. 16, Dr. Susan Hardwick-Smith, a Houston-area obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) and founder of Complete Women’s Care Center, will make her first trip to the West African country of Sierra Leone. Dr. Hardwick-Smith will make the trek in conjunction with […]

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2013 – May – York Post article

York couple move to Sierra Leone to provide care to women in childbirth 8:44am Tuesday 14th May 2013 in News By Gavin Aitchison, A COUPLE from York have moved to Sierra Leone to help provide vital care for women giving birth. Andrea and Paul Robinson, both 55 and from Dringhouses, are heading up an […]

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2013 – April

  Dear Friends and Supporters, We again had a very successful trip to Sierra Leone and have a lot of good things that are happening. First of all I want to tell you about a young Doctor that contacted me several months ago and became very interested in helping the “Poorest of the Poor”. Dr. […]

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Dr. Maggi receives gift of chicken for his surgery for this man's wife.
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2012 – October

Dear Friends and Supporters,I have not sent a letter in several months but we have had 2 very successful trips to Sierra Leone in the last 5 months. I delayed in sending this out as I thought for sure we would have some good news on acquiring a hospital that would catapult us into an […]

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2012 – April

  West Africa Fistula Foundation provides life-changing surgery to women free of charge in Sierra Leone and surrounding communities.  With your help and donations we can eliminate this  forgotten epidemic: Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.         Dear Friends and Supporters, We have returned again from a […]

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2011 – November

Dear Friends and Supporters, I am a little late getting this newsletter out after our last trip in Sept.-Oct. 2011,but I feel we once again had a very productive journey. As we have reported in the past, we are experiencing a bit of a transition in Sierra Leone, where we are seeing fewer total numbers […]

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2011 – August

Dear Friends and Supporters, We again are extremely pleased to report another very successful trip to Sierra Leone for the month of June 2011. We were very fortunate to have another new group of volunteers this time, including Dr. Rob Kester from Auburn, Maine, Dr. Jim Caputo from Rochester New York, medical students Eric Gruber and […]

August 10, 2011 0

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2011 – March

Dear Friends and Supporters,   Again we are happy to report a very successful trip to Sierra Leone. We had a TREMENDOUS group of Volunteers this time that were extremely helpful in growing our program. Wade and Sarita Robinson of West Virginia came and brought in excess of 50 water filters for the women we operated on […]

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2010 – March

WEST AFRICA FISTULA FOUNDATION UPDATE – March 2010 Dear Friends and Supporters, We are pleased to report another extremely productive trip. What a rejuvenating experience to see the Sierra Leonean team step up and work very efficiently and hard to help the underprivileged people of Sierra Leone. We performed over 40 surgeries this trip and […]

March 6, 2010 0
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