Health campaign in Soccma with U of Rochester nurses

We had heard rumours that the road to Soccma was closed due to landslides, but we decided to chance it anyway. A week ago we were deterred by similar rumors that turned out to be grossly exaggerated. Most importantly, we knew that the children of Soccma would be expecting us. We usually rely on our local…

Teaching reproductive health and nutrition at the Huilloc Colegio

Prepared and excited following last week’s planning (see previous blog post), Sacred Valley Health and 24 nursing students from SUNY Brockport brought health campaigns to school children in remote communities this week. We started the week with a morning in Huilloc’s colegio (high school). Pupils from other high altitude villages as far away as Kelccanka…