A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…and What About a Map?

“Is that my house? No, that’s it right there” says promotora (community health worker) Teresa. We are looking at a map prototype of her community. “You should make the background a little greener so it’s easier to use the trees as landmarks,” says promotora Santusa. Community Coordinator Escolástica and I are up in Huilloc training…

GPS Mapping in Kelccanka

Yesterday we spent the day collecting data in Kelccanka, one of the most remote communities that Sacred Valley Health serves. We split up into three groups. Three of us jumped out of the van about 2 hours into the 3 hour drive, and walked with SVH promotora Ana Cecilia to visit outlying houses. The two other…

SVH and Broad Street Maps: Our Mapping Project Begins!

Last week a team from Broad Street Maps joined us in Ollantaytambo to begin a two month mapping project. During March and April, we will be working with them to map all of the communities that Sacred Valley Health currently works in, as well as the communities we hope to expand to soon. The maps will…