Project HOPE’s programs in the Americas address the most pressing health problems in the region, including maternal and neonatal mortality, diabetes, natural disasters and health emergencies.
Project HOPE in Americas
What's New in Americas
‘The Emergency Is Not Over’: A Q&A from the Epicenter of the Puerto Rico Earthquake
Puerto Rico is recovering from a series of major earthquakes that have destroyed thousands of homes and left crowds of people sleeping outside. Learn more in this Q&A with Project HOPE’s Elsy Benitez-Vargas, who is on the ground in Puerto Rico.
HOPE Is on the Ground After Earthquakes Rock Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has been rocked by a series of earthquakes, knocking out power for nearly 1 million people and destroying buildings on the southern end of the island. Learn more about the situation on the ground and what Project HOPE is doing to help.
On the Ground in Colombia: Q&A with Dr. Atilio
Our country representative in Colombia, Dr. Atilio Rivera-Vasquez, shares his experience of the Venezuela crisis and the greatest health challenges he’s seeing as more and more refugees and migrants arrive to Colombian hospitals in need of urgent care.
Living With Diabetes in the Wake of Hurricane Maria
Project HOPE gave eight-year-old Nayeli a year’s supply of insulin after her life was threatened by Hurricane Maria. Today, she’s growing into a role as a mentor in her community, as Project HOPE continues its work to support diabetes patients and protect the island’s insulin supply.
Newborn Hope: Reaching Care Across The Border
Ema’s parents traveled hundreds of miles — and across the border — to find the right diagnosis and treatment needed to save their daughter’s life.