Prolapse isn’t life threatening, but it can make a woman’s life miserable. She can be incontinent, uncomfortable walking or sitting, and unable to tolerate sex. In some societies, a woman with prolapse can be divorced and outcast, left to fend for herself in settings where the odds are stacked firmly against her.
They have multiple vaginal deliveries, many years spent doing strenuous manual labour, and poor nutrition. They have limited access to trained health care providers, which puts these women at risk for serious gynecological health issues. This last point is where we can help.