Teaching reproductive health and nutrition at the Huilloc Colegio

Prepared and excited following last week’s planning (see previous blog post), Sacred Valley Health and 24 nursing students from SUNY Brockport brought health campaigns to school children in remote communities this week. We started the week with a morning in Huilloc’s colegio (high school). Pupils from other high altitude villages as far away as Kelccanka…

Working as Community Health Workers and Artisans

After traveling through the village of Huilloc (pronounced wee-yoc) multiple times to work with our promotoras (Santusa, Vilma, and Teresa), I noticed that they were often found across the river in front of a big pink building doing what they did best—weaving. These intricately designed textiles take months to complete and many of them ultimately end up being…