“I don’t have a right to vote.” I stood in the hot, meeting area in Aplaya, our community by the sea, in the middle of an education seminar, surrounded by 30 women and a few men and stared in disbelief.
Why would an Ivy-League educated mestiza be working at grassroots level in the heart of Palawan? Ami says helping others is her true calling.
Ugat ng Kalusugan is seeking a teacher to work in our high school outreach programming. Working with our other educators, the teacher will help create and teach workshops and education sessions focused on sexual health education in public high schools in Puerto Princesa. He/she will also train and mentor Student Health Advocates selected from the [...]
Are you an educator with a passion for empowering women and young people? Roots of Health is hiring! We are searching for a teacher to join our Financial Literacy and Community Teen teaching teams. Interested applicants should send their application materials as soon as possible. Position Summary Ugat ng Kalusugan is seeking a teacher to [...]
2013 was a year of growth for the organization and we’re thrilled with the impact we’ve had on the lives of women and young people.
September was a very busy month, as we got back into community work full scale. A second round of women’s reproductive health classes in two communities, Aplaya and Magsasaka and the start of the Financial Literacy sessions in Little Tondo. We also intensified our Community Health Advocate and Student Health Advocate programs in colleges and communities.