Mexico

Mexico: Continued Sustainability

Women waiting to be screened in rural Mexico

Women waiting to be screened in rural Mexico

In Chiapas, Mexico, over nine months have passed since Grounds for Health transferred ownership of the cervical cancer prevention program to local coffee co-operative partners and municipal health authorities. After over six […]

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How Funders Can Have Direct Impact at Origin

Local ownership is key to sustainability

Local ownership is key to sustainability

Back in December 2011, Equal Exchange awarded Grounds for Health $15,000 to support our collaboration with four coffee co-ops in Chiapas, Mexico to address the unacceptably high rate of cervical cancer in the province. Since 2007, we […]

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Taking to the Airwaves in Mexico

Mexico intern Emma Goodstein

Mexico intern Emma Goodstein

Since Grounds for Health’s first campaign in Mexico, one of our key goals has been to educate communities about cervical cancer prevention. Unlike Tanzania, both Nicaragua and Mexico have had cytology-based screening programs in […]

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A Focus on Training in Hard-to-Reach Areas of Mexico

CHP training team with new intern Emma (lower left)

CHP training team with new intern Emma (lower left)

Earlier this month, Grounds for Health and Ramal Santa Cruz conducted a two-day training of Community Health Promoters in Chiapas, representing […]

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Capacitación de promotoras y promotores de ramal santa cruz

CHP training team with new intern Emma (lower left)

Se realizo como actividad previa al curso de visitas a la comunidades en las cuales antes no ha habido promotoras que pertenezcan a la organización con la […]

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Mexico Trip Report

Newly trained Trainers proudly display their certificates

New trained Trainers proudly display their certificates

Late last month, Ground for Health staff, including Executive Director August Burns and Program Manager Kayla Moore, traveled to Chiapas, Mexico with the primary goals of developing […]

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Mexico Update: Energy, energy, energy!

Dra. Lupita in actionDra. Lupita in action

The new clinic established by our coopertive partner La Comon Yaj Nop Tic is bursting with community interest and support. It has been open for the past two Fridays and […]

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Nueva Clínica en Chiapas

El lunes, 15 de agosto, cooperativa Comon Yaj Nop Tic (Todos lo Pensamos), quien trabaja con Cultivando la Salud (CLS), celebró su reunión anual de socios y la inauguración de su nueva clínica en Chiapas, México. CLS empezó de trabajar con Comon Yaj Nop Tic en […]

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New Clinic in Chiapas!

On Monday, August 15th, Grounds for Health (GFH) partner cooperative Comon Yaj Nop Tic (Mayan for Todos lo Pensamos/ We all think together) held their annual member meeting and celebrated the inauguration of their new clinic in Chiapas, Mexico. GFH started working with Comon Yaj Nop […]

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Quick Words from Mexico and Nicaragua

La Comon's incredible co-op coordinator Cecy, GFH Program Assistant Rachel, GFH trained Nurse and La Comon member Teresa

La Comon's incredible co-op coordinator Cecy, GFH Program Assistant Rachel, GFH trained […]

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