A two day health campaign in Phiry

A few weeks ago we were visited by Cerafin, the director of the elementary school in Phiry. He had caught wind of our health campaigns in other schools and asked us to extend our resources and knowledge to his students. Although we do not yet have a promotora program in his community, we were excited…

General Assemblies and Health Campaigns with University of Rochester

Last week, Sacred Valley Health hosted three amazing nursing students from the University of Rochester. Although they were only with us for five days, the U of R nurses attended three general assemblies and participated in two health campaigns. They dove in head first by visiting a general assembly on Monday and followed it with…

Applying fluoride and herding alpacas in Kelccanka

The day began as many mornings do in Peru… waiting for transport. We were relieved when the fruit truck finally appeared. Then we saw the sheer number of people crammed into the back and balanced on the sides. Fifteen minutes and much negotiation later, we joined the masses seated along the side rails. After climbing…