September 16, 2014

Returned from Kiribati

Late last month, Clinical Director Ellen Starr, Clinical Consultant Susan Hollinger and volunteer Tatum FitzGerald traveled to the island nation of Kiribati, where they were tasked by Pacific Island Medical Aid (PIMA) to help get a fledgling cervical cancer prevention program off the ground. Two days of classroom learning would prepare the local team with...
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Leadership Circle, Make Room for DS Services of America, Inc.

Grounds for Health is delighted to welcome new funder DS Services of America, Inc. (DS Services) to our Leadership Circle. Their generous gift helps make possible our continued work in coffee regions of Nicaragua and Peru while adding the necessary resources to get our program in Ethiopia off the ground.

Bringing cervical cancer prevention to Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua

Grounds for Health and its coffee partner of three years, Prodecoop, are working together on a new program in the Nueva Segovia region of Nicaragua. This month marks the beginning of a multi-year collaboration involving Prodecoop, the regional ministry of health in Nueva Segovia, and Grounds for Health.