TERREWODE 

Dedicated to Eliminating Obstetric Fistula

The Association for Rehabilitation and Reorientation of Women for Development (TERREWODE) is a not-for-profit organization with an overall goal of transforming the conventional healthcare system for the attainment of better health outcomes for women and girls focusing on Obstetric Fistula, maternal and child health and their interconnectivity to gender inequality, poor governance, social injustice and poverty. TERREWODE was founded in 1999 and has since then improved countless livelihoods through their interventions.

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TWCH

TWCH

Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital (TWCH) is the first and only specialized health facility dedicated to the medical needs of women and girls suffering from obstetric fistula in Uganda.
Commissioned in 2019, TWCH provides routine (open 24/7) holistic and patient-centered care including individualized counselling, health education, medical screenings and physiotherapy.

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  • Dr. Bahatungire (Center) interacts with survivors, looking on is Alice and Program Officer in charge of Outreach, Stella Opio.

OUR APPROACH

Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital (TWCH) is a specialized obstetric fistula hospital located at TERREWODE headquarters; about 6.5km along Soroti-Lira highway in Awasi village, Arapai sub county, Soroti district.

HOW WE WORK

We mobilise rural women and girls into groups, empower them with relevant skills and knowledge and we facilitate them to engage their local leaders bothe technocrats and policy leaders to improve maternal and child health, SRHR by employing OF as a wedge to accelerate efforts and action on the issue. We innovate, act, and seek partnerships purposely to grow our ideas, also by building capacity of various stakeholders in communities on OF and its linkages to maternal and child health, SRHS, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) working with women and girls at the grassroots levels and secondly by working with grass root or community stakeholders. Women’s Community Hospital (TWCH) is a specialized obstetric fistula hospital located at TERREWODE headquarters; about 6.5km along Soroti-Lira highway in Awasi village, Arapai sub county, Soroti district.
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HEAD OFFICE
Plot 653, Block 06, Awasi, Arapai Sub county Soroti District
LIASON OFFICE
Nsasa, Kira Town Council – Wakiso District
Email:info@terrewode.com
+256 800 112 110