Roots of Health is Turning Five!

Roots of Health is Turning Five!

Roots of Health is turning 5! And to celebrate, we’re throwing our first big-kid birthday party! So step right up and join us at the carnival for games, raffles, music, cake and so much more!  For those of you who only needed to hear that there would be cake, buy your tickets now!  For the Read more.

It’s Your Life; It’s Your Future!

It’s Your Life; It’s Your Future!

World Contraception Day focuses on empowering young people to think ahead and build contraception into their future plans, to prevent unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

Living With Loss and Moving Forward

Living With Loss and Moving Forward

Recently an 11 year-old girl was sexually assaulted and murdered in Aplaya, one of the communities we work in. We talked with the teenagers about it help them to deal with their emotions after such a shocking event.

My skin is crawling! (“Nangingilabot ako!”)

My skin is crawling! (“Nangingilabot ako!”)

We’ve gone ahead and introduced our next project, vermicomposting to some of the women in our communities. After the initial horror, excitement took over and we have orders. Help us make this project a reality!

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

Roots of Health continues to grow, with 2013 marking our fourth year of operations. During the year, we continued our health education and delivery of clinical services in our six community sites, and we also began a Financial Literacy Program. These new classes aim to help our community clients break out of poverty by teaching Read more.

In Service of the Filipina - Ami Featured in Expat Magazine

In Service of the Filipina – Ami Featured in Expat Magazine

More than anything, however, Ami is an inspired individual who only wishes other Filipinas could feel the same way. Celebrated as a woman and surrounded by equally amazing women during her undergrad studies at Wellesley College, she realized she could do and be whatever she wanted.