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Roots of Health

Org #9583
Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified
2009
year founded
$47,639
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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, Paola Chiu, Jan Servando, Danver Paalan
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. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 12, 2022
2022 Updates from Palawan
Dear Supporter,   March was Women’s Month, but the work we put in to #BreakTheBias for a gender equal world doesn’t end there. Here’s a quick recap of what we accomplished in...
Jan 14, 2022
Typhoon Rai and All You Helped Us Do in 2021
Dear Supporter, Happy New Year! I hope you are all safe and healthy and have started off 2022 well.   The last few weeks have been a whirlwind for us in Palawan. The end of the year was...
Sep 20, 2021
Pride, Digital Teaching, A Report, and More!
Dear Supporters, Greetings from Palawan, where our COVID-19 situation has stabilized, allowing our teams to carry out multiple mission trips and outreach sessions.  Thanks to your continued...
 
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