How Did I Get Here: Tracing SVH Staff’s Life Journeys

One of the best things about working at Sacred Valley Health is its diverse staff. We’re always eager to learn how each person came to work for our little nonprofit organization in Peru. Recently, we sat down and talked with the Director of Operations, Anna Herdeck, and talked about her story. Name: Anna Herdeck Position: Director of Operations at…

Giving Back To SVH

Sacred Valley Health, which operates under the name “Ayni Wasi” in Peru, has friends in all places, and we love hearing stories of giving back. One of our past student volunteers, Tony Vasile, recently organized a donation drive in his hometown. The drive helped bring in many first-aid kit materials, such as Neosporin, gauze, medical tape, and…

5 Facts About Sacred Valley Health

Sacred Valley Health has two official names In the United States, our organization is a nonprofit known as “Sacred Valley Health”. In Ollantaytambo, Peru, we go by the name “Ayni Wasi.” This is a Quechua phrase that translates to “House of Reciprocity.” Sacred Valley Health becomes more sustainable as it grows In the Sacred Valley…

Mission: Accessibility

What’s better than two Peruvian community health workers? Four Peruvian community health workers! After a successful 2015, which included the introduction of the Docente Program and the Vitamin Campaign, 2016 is looking even brighter for Sacred Valley Health. As the New Year begins, our little organization is anticipating changes that will achieve greater health accessibility…

What Sacred Valley Health Means to Me

The Sacred Valley was my home for one year, and I served as its incipient Media and Development Coordinator. I came to Sacred Valley Health a as a Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) Fellow, with a particular interest in observing socially responsible international development organizations in Latin America. I sought a deeper understanding of the…