A training for Community Health Workers on ASRH Health workers demonstrating how to use a condom Role play of a young client asking for services A training for Community Health Workers on ASRH

Roots of Health

Org #9583
Vetted since 2015
2009
year founded
$27,733
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
2
projects funded

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 (3)

Books Not Babies!
Philippines / Women and Girls
Healthy Ladies, Healthy Babies Project
Philippines / Health
Stop the Sale of Badjao Girls
Philippines / Women and Girls
 
Project Leaders
Marcus Swanepoel
Marcus Swanepoel
Amina Swanepoel
Amina Swanepoel
Team
Amina E Swanepoel, Marcus P Swanepoel, Susan P Evangelista, Belle L Cortezano, Melinda P Bunag, Nazario Benitez
Organization Information
http://rootsofhealth.org/
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851 Stage Rd
N Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
United States
8024254220

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 6447428805
Organization Information
http://rootsofhealth.org/
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
851 Stage Rd
N Ferrisburgh, VT 05473
United States
8024254220

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 6447428805

Project Reports

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Aug 10, 2018
Improving Access to Health Services for Youth
The Problem In matters of sexual health, girls and women are disadvantaged in the Philippines: sex is not discussed, and girls and women do not have control of their own bodies. Myths and...
May 17, 2018
We're Keeping Girls in School!
Where We Work The age of consent in the Philippines is 12 years of age, yet adolescents are unable to obtain reproductive health services without parental consent until the age of 18; these policies...
Feb 20, 2018
What You Helped Us Do in 2017!
Tarol gave birth to her daughter when she was 15. When this happened, her childhood and innocence abruptly came to an end and she was forced to become a mother. She was dating a man rumored to be 20...
 
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