Grounds for Health Staff

Seven Days VT Feature

Grounds for Health Featured in “Acting Globally: Vermont Nonprofits Work to Improve the World” Grounds for Health was featured in the November 23-29, 2016 issue of the Vermont weekly newspaper Seven Days, as part of the cover story “Acting Globally: Vermont Nonprofits Work to Improve the World.” In “Common ‘Grounds’: Screening for Cancer in Coffee...
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Video: Celebrating 20 Years of Grounds for Health

View on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/162769243 Twenty years ago Grounds for Health co-founders Dan Cox and the late OB/GYN Dr. Francis Fote witnessed a gross injustice: women in the coffeelands were dying needlessly from cervical cancer, a nearly 100% preventable disease. They took action and Grounds for Health was born. What started as a small volunteer-based effort...
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Official Launch: New Program in Kenya

Grounds for Health Launches New Program in Kenya Organization celebrates 20 years working in coffee-growing communities Williston, VT – Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention of cervical cancer in developing countries, today announced the expansion of its East Africa program to Kenya. The move into Kenya reflects the organization’s continued...
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In the News: Highlighting Grounds for Health’s Role in Innovative Technologies

The Daily Beast, an award-winning online publication that reports on politics, health, pop-culture, world news and more, recently highlighted Grounds for Health’s work with startup MobileODT. In “A Cervical Selfie Might Save Your Life,” author Shoshana Kordova outlines the potential for this emerging technology, which gives trained providers the ability to detect cervical cancer and pre-cancers with a mobile...
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Ethiopia Program Expanding to 11 New Districts of Sidama Zone

We are excited to announce that Grounds for Health is expanding our Ethiopia program to include health centers in 11 additional districts of Sidama Zone!* Through a grant and partnership with Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and CUAMM, expansion is already underway: at this very moment, we are training 28 new...
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Stockton Graham & Co. Release Grounds for Health Blend

We are proud and excited to announce that Raleigh, North Carolina coffee roaster Stockton Graham & Co. has released a new Grounds for Health Blend! Through sales of this special roast, at least $10,000 will be donated to Grounds for Health to support our cervical cancer prevention programs in coffee-growing communities. Grounds for Health will recieve $1 from every 12oz...
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Why is Cervical Cancer Month so important? Cervical cancer is a major killer of women worldwide and yet it is highly preventable. Next year, nearly 300,000 women are expected to die from cervical cancer, mainly due to lack of access to basic screening services. Approximately 90% of them will be in low and middle-income. The...
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Cafe Imports Releases Limited Edition Hats to Benefit Grounds for Health

Longtime supporter Cafe Imports has released a limited edition hat just in time for the holidays! We’re excited to announce that Cafe Imports will donate profits from each sale to Grounds for Health ($25 per hat). Cafe Imports collaborated with three master crafters including Leatherworks Minnesota, Phenom, and Ebbets Field Flannels to deliver these one-of-a-kind, coffee-inspired hats. Thank you...
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$75,000 Challenge Grant Announced

Now’s The Time To Give! Building on the momentum from #GivingTuesday, a generous donor has agreed to match all holiday appeal donations dollar-for-dollar up to $75,000. That’s the potential of $150,000 to provide life-saving health services to coffee-farming women – the women who make your daily pour-over, latte or K-cup possible. In 2016, our goal is to reach more than...
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