When you make a donation to Roots of Health, you’re not just supporting the organization. You’re also supporting hundreds of women and young people in Palawan who benefit directly from our programming. To see what kind of impact we’ve made, please read our 2012 Annual Report.
July was a very interesting and busy month for Roots of Health. Our Board of Directors held successful events in New York, and the month was full of happy welcomes to guests, visitors, and volunteers here in Palawan.
Young people are more comfortable talking with their peers than adult, especially when it comes to sex. That is why a peer support system is so important in Palawan where teen pregnancy rates are high and reproductive health knowledge is low.
Ami Evangelista Swanepoel is Cosmo Philippines’ “Fun, Fearless Female” for the month of October. The “RH Freedom Fighter” is being featured for her work with Roots of Health and her advocacy for the Reproductive Health Bill.
Roots of Health will be featured on Catapult, the first online funding platform dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women worldwide. Roots of Health’s work is being highlighted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Family Health Division Director.
Are you a motivated teacher looking to make a difference? We are looking for enthusiastic people to change the lives of young people by providing them with the information to stay healthy and stay in school.