The power of vitamins

We’re making serious headway in eliminating malnutrition in the communities we serve. Thanks to a micronutrient grant from Vitamin Angels, we will provide 300 children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years and almost 100 pregnant and lactating women in our catchment area with multivitamins. Vitamin Angels is a non-profit organization that distributes vitamins…

The Aha Moment

Throughout the year, Sacred Valley Health hosts various volunteer high school and university groups comprised of students interested in global health. We are currently gearing up for a summer full of university volunteers! Groups are incredible assets to SVH, because they generously donate their time, skills and resources as they work alongside us in fulfilling…

Promoting health literacy

“My father died a few months ago of a headache,” reports a middle-aged woman, looking past me. She was responding to a question on our survey, which is designed to provide us with baseline information about our new communities. “He just complained of head pain and then died?” I asked Escolastica, who was translating the…