Working Together with Nurses and Teachers in Patacancha

As Rose mentioned in an earlier blog post, one of our new volunteers, Gil Bell, is going to be moving around between the communities we serve and living in some for weeks at a time. I, Stewart Decker, also a new volunteer, and several others plan to spend a few days at a time with…

SVH Welcomes New Community Coordinators

The past week has been action-packed at the SVH office. After 3 months of having only 6 people quietly working away, the team has expanded. We are excited to welcome 3 new volunteers: Harriet Napier and Stewart Decker from the USA and Gil Bell from the UK. Stewart and Harriet dove enthusiastically into their roles…

Happy Birthday Patacancha!

On a recent Thursday the SVH crew went up to Patacancha, one of the six communities where we are implementing the promotora pilot program, to celebrate Patacancha’s 18th Anniversary. Although Patacancha has probably been around since the first ever potato was planted, it was 18 years ago that the community received official recognition to be…