Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

by GlobeMed at Penn State

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador
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Brightening smiles and the future - Oral Hygiene!

Brightening smiles and the future - Oral Hygiene!
Our project's oral hygiene component provides toothbrushes and toothpaste, as well as three annual visits from a dentist to improve the dental health of the 160 children at the day care centers. (view small | med | large | orig)

Healthy food means healthy growth.

Healthy food means healthy growth.
Last summer, GlobeMed interns began collecting height and weight data of the children at the day care centers, in order to track growth, development and nutrition indicators as the project continues. (view small | med | large | orig)

Organic gardening - it's not just a fad!

Organic gardening - it's not just a fad!
Last year, GlobeMed funded the planting of 3 organic gardens to provide nutritious ingredients for childrens' meals at the day care centers. Our funding is vital in maintaing these gardens. (view small | med | large | orig)

Building friendships...and not the facebook kind!

Building friendships...and not the facebook kind!
Carefully selected and trained GROW (Grassroots On-Site Work) interns travel to El Salvador every summer to implement the project, assess progress, and build important relationships with the community (view small | med | large | orig)

How can you change the world today?

How can you change the world today?
In addition to our work in El Salvador, GlobeMed at Penn State aims to educate students about global health issues, and empower them to become active in the student movement for global health equity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador
Photo from Progress Report 'Completion of Empower the Youth Development project in El Salvador' (view small | med | large | orig)

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador
Photo from Progress Report 'Completion of Empower the Youth Development project in El Salvador' (view small | med | large | orig)

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador
Photo from Progress Report 'Completion of Empower the Youth Development project in El Salvador' (view small | med | large | orig)

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador

Empower the Youth Development in El Salvador
Photo from Progress Report 'Completion of Empower the Youth Development project in El Salvador' (view small | med | large | orig)

Organization Information

GlobeMed at Penn State

Location: State College, Pennsylvania - USA
Website: http:/​/​globemed.org/​impact/​psu/​
Project Leader:
Ricardo Ortiz
State College, Pennsylvania United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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