What It's Like to Work with Committed Funders

What It’s Like to Work with Committed Funders

We couldn’t do the work that we do without the support of individuals and organizations around the world that share the same values that we do. When funders make the effort to visit Palawan and talk with our staff and the people we serve, it means a lot to all of us.

We Wish You a BEAR-y Happy Holiday Season!

We Wish You a BEAR-y Happy Holiday Season!

Roots of Health is proud to announce a partnership with Elements Fine Furnishing Fabrics, Gifts & Graces, and Natalya Lagdameo. Part of the proceeds for all Pyke and Tana bears sold will be donated to Roots of Health to support our reproductive health work in Palawan.

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.

July Update

July Update

One of the real highlights of the month was the visit of New York Board Member Justine Fonte. She spent a little more than a week with us early in the month, working with all programs and all staff, getting to know what we were doing, what challenges we were meeting, and helping us plan Read more.

Hellos and Goodbye (June Update)

Hellos and Goodbye (June Update)

We’re experiencing mixed emotions this June. We’re lucky enough to have two smart, highly skilled new interns, but sadly have to say goodbye to one of our nurses.

May the Rains Come in May

May the Rains Come in May

Greetings from sweltering Palawan!! This has been a long hard summer and we have begun to hope for rain and a little cooling in earnest, gazing wistfully at dark clouds over the mountains that somehow don’t quite make it to the city! But this has been our busiest summer ever, and May has been a Read more.

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.