Grounds for Health has moved down the road to upgraded facilities in Williston, Vermont. Please update your contact information: Grounds for Health 600 Blair Park Road, Suite 330 Williston, VT 05495 Phone: (802) 876-7835 Fax: (802) 876-7795 Please delete any old contact information you have for the organization. Thanks! The Grounds for Health Team
By: Amy Borgman There is more to volunteering with Grounds for Health than the campaign on the ground, reaching “women at the end of the road.” Just getting there is half the fun and gives even more of a perspective of what is out there in our wide, wonderful world. My 6 AM flight left... Read More
IMMEDIATE RELEASE COFFEE COMPANIES CHALLENGED TO RAISE $200,000 FOR ETHIOPIA Public-private initiative to match all funds, potentially raising $400,000 for cervical cancer prevention in Ethiopia USA Coffee Companies: You have a unique opportunity to directly give back to the birthplace of coffee. When you donate to Grounds for Health’s cervical cancer prevention programs in Ethiopia,... Read More
In late April, new Program Manager Ariel Irene Delaney traveled to Nicaragua to meet the local team and become acquainted with our current, longest-standing Grounds for Health program. Upon arriving, she was immediately whisked into a meeting with Prodecoop, one of our cooperative partners. Talk about hitting the ground running! Soon after Ariel’s arrival, Grounds... Read More
IMMEDIATE RELEASE GROUNDS FOR HEALTH APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES RETIRING LEADER Guy Stallworthy from Gates Foundation Replaces Retiring Executive Director August Burns Waterbury, VT (Marketwired) / The Board of Directors of Grounds for Health, an NGO dedicated to creating sustainable and effective cervical cancer prevention and treatment programs in coffee-growing communities, announced today that... Read More
Story Teller: Ena del Carmen Balarezo Ramirez Role: A midwife working in sexual and reproductive health division of DISA Jaén, the sub-regional health authority Date of Recording: July 4, 2013 Location: A restaurant in Jaén, Cajamarca, Peru My name is Ena del Carmen Balarezo Ramirez. I am a midwife and have worked for the local... Read More
Cervical cancer is a major killer of women worldwide and yet it is highly preventable. Cervical cancer kills almost 700 women per day in developing countries – that’s one every two minutes. Most of these deaths can be prevented. Proven community-based programs like the ones led by Grounds for Health are providing access to effective one-day screening and... Read More
Community Health Promoter and member of PRODECOOP, Marlon Villareyna talks about positive effects on his family and community.