Iye Sowodie’s “Gladdie, Gladdie” Day: Mercy Ships treats women made incontinent by birth injuries

Vesico-vaginal fistulas (VVF) are a common result of birth in sub-Saharan African countries. Learn about how the charity Mercy Ships is working in Sierra Leone to repair these birth injuries, allowing the women to return to normal lives.

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About Author: Mike Osborne

Mike Osborne got his start in media early, beginning a career in radio at 14. Since 1984 his voice has been heard daily via shortwave radio throughout East Asia and the Pacific Rim. Mike and his wife, Karen, have served with Mercy Ships since 2004.

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