A First Look into SVH’s Complementary Feeding Program

Mothers in the communities we serve are some of the strongest women I have met. They wake up as early as 4:00 am to start cooking for the day, attend to their animals, and take care of their children. Often times, they walk for several hours with their baby on their back in a colorful…

What’s Up, Doc?

August is the month that most young people (and professors) view as the end of summer.  In the last few years I viewed August as the final month that I have to wake up en la madrugada (in the early morning) to get a 2-hour roller ski workout in before the scorching sun and horrid humidity suck the…

Brush, Wait, Spit

So far in Ollantaytambo, I have done some pretty rewarding things; however not many have been quite as rewarding as the recent dental campaign that I participated in.  During the week-long campaign, my brother, my friend and I woke up every day bright and early (unfortunately at 6:45 AM) and walked over to a nearby school.  All of the…