Helena Ptochia Foundation

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West Africa

We are building an obstetrical fistula hospital in Mankeissim, Ghana where women who are suffering with fistula can be cured, rehabilitated and given back their lives.

The fistula hospital in Ghana will cost $600,000 when completed.  The hospital will have 50 beds.

When the facility is running at full occupancy, 1150 patients could be served annually.  The average length of stay is 14 days.  The estimated cost of a fistula repair is $300 to $400.   

Our hospital is under construction now and will be operational next year.  These photos show early progress.  See our latest photos. 


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The Helena Ptochia Foundation is a 501c3 Organization. For more about our charitable status contact NYS Attorney General.