Our 2020 Impact! A young woman receives DMPA: 3 months' protection Our truck now doubles as a mobile clinic! Sneeze guards separating staff from our clients

Roots of Health

Org #9583
Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$45,237
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
4
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our mission is to foster self reliant women, young people and families in Palawan, Philippines to lead healthy reproductive lives by providing education and clinical services. Roots of Health (Ugat ng Kalusugan) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on improving the health of women and girls, and their communities, in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, in the Philippines. Started in 2009 by a mother and daughter, Roots of Health is now in its 6th year of improving health and the general quality of life for women in the Philippines. In 2014, Roots of Health actively served 6 communities in Palawan, reaching 771 women and 2,835 students through its education and clinical service programs.

Projects (5)

Diplomas, Not Diapers!
Philippines / Gender Equality
Stop the Sale of Badjao Girls
Philippines / Gender Equality
Books Not Babies!
Philippines / Gender Equality
 
Project Leaders
Marcus Swanepoel
Marcus Swanepoel
Amina Swanepoel
Amina Swanepoel
Team
Amina Swanepoel, Marcus Swanepoel, Belle Cortezano, Joshua Garcia, Noy Benitez, Hasmin Dela Pena
Organization Information
851 Stage Rd
N Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
United States
8024254220
Organization Information
851 Stage Rd
N Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
United States
8024254220

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

Feb 5, 2021
How You Helped Save 2020!
While 2021 has had a bit of a bumpy start, we were definitely glad to put 2020 behind us. Despite all the challenges that 2020 brought, we are delighted to report on everything you helped us...
Oct 11, 2020
Continued Reproductive Healthcare During COVID19
We have now entered the last quarter of 2020, and have passed 6 months since the coronavirus pandemic changed our world. Since my last update in June, Palawan has continued to be on modified community...
Jun 17, 2020
Reproductive Health in the Time of COVID-19
It is hard to believe how much has changed since my last update in February. Like the rest of the world, the Philippines has been hit by COVID-19, and our country has been on various forms of lockdown...
 
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