Location: Ollantaytambo, Peru
Grant Amount: $44,087.70 (over two years)
Program Website: www.sacredvalleyhealth.org
Areas of Impact: Economic Sustainability, Education, Gender Equality, Health
Mission of Sacred Valley Health
The mission of Sacred Valley Health is to promote health in the rural, underserved communities of Peru’s Sacred Valley through education, access, and women’s empowerment.
The purpose of the project is to address malnutrition in local communities by disseminating targeted nutrition education via specialized Community Health Workers.
Why We Love This Project
We love this project because it is located in an area of great need, and it addresses nutrition issues through early intervention. Sacred Valley Health programming complements and strengthens the local health care system and draws their Community Health Workers from the communities they serve.