Roots of Health: What We're All About

Roots of Health: What We’re All About

Roots of Health reaches over 16,000 girls and women with our holistic approach to women’s health, which includes sex education, clinical services, community-based health support and life skills training.

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

Although 2014 was a busy year filled with growth, we are continually striving to reach more women and young people. Together with our New York Board of Directors and Philippines-based Advisory Committee, we have been envisioning the future of the organization and how we can grow sustainably.

Reaching Out Over Radio

Reaching Out Over Radio

How do you reach young people in geographically isolated areas? This was the problem Roots of Health faced before starting a radio show to give adolescents the information they need to make informed decisions.

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.

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.

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.

Why Our Work Matters [video]

Why Our Work Matters [video]

We believe that providing women and girls with information and access to family planning methods allows them to secure a sustainable future for themselves and their families. Watch this short video to see the impact of our efforts.