Grounds for Health Staff

New Contact Information

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

A Volunteer’s Perspective in Ethiopia

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...
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Challenge for Ethiopia Announced

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,...
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Nicaragua: Multiplying Impact

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...
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Excitement over New Executive Director, Celebration for Retiring Leader

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...
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Most Significant Change: Importance of Training

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...
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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...
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