¡Nuestros Empleados Nuevos!

Sacred Valley Health/ Ayni Wasi* is pleased to welcome six new staff members to the team this month.  From recent college grads to medical students to experienced public health professionals, they are a diverse and well-qualified group. While each of our new members has a different role within the organization, they have all come together with…

Day in the Life of an SVH Promotora

One of my favorite part of my job as a Community Coordinator is spending time with our promotoras (community health workers) in their communities. Community Coordinator Josselyn and I recently spent two nights in Soccma. Living with our promotoras even just for a night, playing with their kids, talking with their husbands, and helping them…

Overnight in Kelccanka

As the rainy season comes to an end in Ollantaytambo, mountain roads are drying out and becoming passable for the first time in months. For Sacred Valley Health, this means that we are finally able to visit some of our more isolated communities that have been inaccessible since December. Community Coordinator Lucy and I recently…

Finding the Leader Within

Our health promoters (promotoras de salud) have two jobs. The first is to treat the common illnesses and injuries that occur within their rural communities. The second and perhaps more difficult responsibility is to share what they have learned with fellow community members and establish themselves as confident leaders from whom people will seek health…