Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

coffee: thanks Ethiopia

Coffee: Thanks, Ethiopia!

As legend has it, coffee was discovered in Ethiopia by a goat herder named Kaldi who noticed his animals were getting a bit friskier after eating some red berries from a certain bush. Excited, Kaldi ran to show a monk in a nearby [...]

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A Peruvian Marriage

Mountain pass on the drive to Jaen.

Mountain pass on the drive to Jaen.

Editor’s Note: This piece was written on June 15, when Senior Program Officer Rebecca Singer and Senior Clinical Officer Elisa Vandervort were in Peru, investigating Grounds for [...]

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Grounds for Health to Peru

Next stop: Peru

Next stop: Peru (image: wikipedia)

August Burns (Executive Director) and Elisa Vandervort (Senior Clinical Officer) are in the midsts of planning Grounds for Health’s first-ever trip to Peru at the end of February. The purpose of this trip is to explore a [...]

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