MEJOR Communities

MEJOR Communities (MEJORC) was founded in 2007 based on a simple idea: health creates opportunities. MEJORC stands for Managing, Executing and Joining Opportunities for Rural Communities. In Spanish, "mejor" means "better." Our mission is to provide training opportunities to rural communities so that they may make educated decisions regarding their physical and emotional health, resulting in individuals who feel invested in and capable of creating positive change in their communities. We address health challenges in rural Peru by training local youth to recognize priorities in their communities, with a focus on hygiene, nutrition and emotional health. We work with...