Sacred Valley Health – A Medical School Presentation

University of Washington medical student Erin Cooley spent almost three months volunteering for Sacred Valley Health this past summer. She helped drive small health education workshops for some of our promotora communities. She also enjoyed a close relationship with her host family and some “incredible” hiking experiences. Now she’s bringing her experience back to the…

Mt. Ausangate (AWESOME-GOTTA) Trek

The Peruvian Andes are constantly beautiful wherever you choose to hike. However, not all hikes are breathtakingly (figuratively and literally!) challenging. A few Sacred Valley Health volunteers recently packed their backpacks to the brim and headed to trek around the highest peak in this region — Mt. Ausangate¬†at 20,945 ft. Our five-day adventure began with…