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Roots of Health

Org #9583
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$43,345
raised on GlobalGiving
4
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 / Women and Girls
Healthy Ladies, Healthy Babies Project
Philippines / Health
Stop the Sale of Badjao Girls
Philippines / Women and Girls
Books Not Babies!
Philippines / Women and Girls
 
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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6447428805
Organization Information
851 Stage Rd
N Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
United States
8024254220

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #6447428805

Project Reports

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Feb 18, 2020
Keeping Girls in School
We met Janet* in the municipality of Culion, an hour and a half boat ride  from Coron, Palawan. At the age of 18, she already has one child. Studies show that girls who get pregnant as ...
Feb 21, 2019
Our 2018 Impact and What You'll Help Us Do in 2019
Thank you so much for supporting our December 2018 Drive on Global Giving! Because of your generosity, we can continued to provide women and young people in Palawan with life-saving information and...
Oct 29, 2018
Thanks for your support!
Thank you once again for all of your support!   With your help, we’ve continued our important work of teaching young people comprehensive sexuality education.   Our team recently...
 
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