We recently hosted photographer/film-maker, Peter Carney, who travelled to Puerto Princesa to document our work. The resulting interviews highlighted the need for family planning and “flat stomachs”. If women want them.
Barclays Capital renews its commitment to funding work that improves women’s and children’s health and rights in the Philippines.
Susan and Ami recently travelled to India to attend the the Asia Society Young Leaders Summit and accept the Asia 21 Public Service Award.
Roots of Health, a nonprofit organization working to improve the health of women and girls and their communities, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Asia 21 Young Leaders Public Service Award.
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, founding Executive Director of Roots of Health, has been named among the 150 next generation leaders from 30 countries in the Asia Pacific region who will participate in the Asia Society’s sixth annual Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit.
We have redesigned our Annual Report. We’ve included more photographs and information. We hope that you enjoy reading about our work as much as we enjoyed doing it.
Roots of Health was recently visited by Molly Theobald, a former researcher for Nourishing the Planet. She was so impressed by the Vertical Gardens at Little Tondo that she decided to write about it. Here’s why…
Brown University health researcher, Margeaux Berroth conducted a two-month intensive assessment of the health needs of the students of Palawan State University, Puerto Princesa. She found that many young people are having sex against the wishes of a church, family or other affiliated community, and that many are engaging in unprotected sex.
Martha Dewees, a social worker, professor and Roots of Health Board member examines our sites from a different perspective.
2011 has gotten off to a great start for Roots of Health and we are all very excited about our plans for the coming year.