Overcoming doubts about vaccinations

A few days ago, I was speaking to a young mother at the restaurant she owns in Ollantaytambo. Her new baby is four months old and had just received her second Rotavirus vaccination. The mother told me that the baby was irritable after receiving the immunization, which was out of character for her. “Maybe it’s…

June, beginning the summer with love

In the rural areas surrounding Cusco, approximately 50% of children under 5 suffer from anemia.[1] This month on GlobalGiving, we’re fundraising for our Promotora Program, which trains promotoras to address the underlying issues that cause anemia and other health conditions in 13 often-neglected villages near the tourist hotspots of the Peruvian Andes. If you’ve been…