The women and babies who died have no voices. Women with fistula have nothing except their stories. Stories of unfathomable strength. Stories or perseverance, of positive spirit in the face of adversity that would rattle any soul to its very core. These are the tales of survivors. With names and some details changed to protect the privacy of these incredible human beings.
They are not unique among the women enduring the living hell of obstetric fistula. These woman are the strongest people in the world.