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…

Mapping Patacancha

After a successful start in Piscacucho last week, the team from Broad Street Maps set off bright and early to take GPS coordinates and record demographic data from households in Patacancha. They were accompanied by several SVH community health workers (promotores de salud) as well as our driver Ruben, our nurse Leticia, and Sonja, a nurse…

Our First Promotora Training in Patacancha (in 2013)

Last Friday, we arrived in the high-altitude town of Patacancha around 8:00 am and unloaded a gas stove, promotora incentives (basic food supplies), a CPR dummy, and our training materials. While the combi drove onwards and upwards to collect the other promotoras (some of whom had hiked 3 hours to meet the van at the…

Happy Holidays from Sacred Valley Health!

We have received $5400 in gifts since we launched our matching campaign a few days ago. We have a week to go, so please keep spreading the word. Thank you all for your support! Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad!

An Incredible Funding Opportunity for Sacred Valley Health!

In the spirit of the holiday season, the Hope for Poor Children Foundation just generously offered to match all donations we receive through the end of the year (up to $15,000)! This is an incredible opportunity for a new organization like Sacred Valley Health to continue our community health training work in Peru’s Sacred Valley as…