On the Ground Blogs
Reaching the Hard to Reach
Suchi Gaur, Ph.D., HOPE’s Communication Specialist in Southeast Asia, visited rural Nepal where HOPE is working to improve health for mothers and children. This is the first in a three-part blog series about her experiences.
Outreach Gives HOPE, Saves Lives
Last year, Project HOPE's TB outreach impacted 59,576 migrant workers, including Gulnara, a young mother living in Kazakhstan.
Needs Still Great, Supplies Still Few in Puerto Rico
We held a community clinic at a local church in a Loiza today. We had an incredible turnout, it felt like we saw the entire community. Most of our patients were diabetics needing medicines, people with hypertension, a few colds and flu. The benefit to the community is measurable and the people are so grateful.
Doing the Impossible After a Hurricane
Since I joined Project HOPE two years ago, I have been part of the team that responded to the earthquake in Ecuador, Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and now Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
Keeping Promises in Puerto Rico
Our team started the day at a senior community center to see a few patients and then we went out into the community to visit patients in their homes.
Untreated Chronic Disease and Stress Prevalent in Shelters Housing…
Most of the people there have been at the shelter since the Hurricane Maria hit the island nearly two weeks ago. There is no running water, electricity or air conditioning.
Bringing Lifesaving Medicines Just in Time
On Friday, just one hour before we boarded our plane to Puerto Rico, we successfully received the leukemia medication that we were asked to deliver to a 59-year-old patient, who was in desperate need of this lifesaving drug.
Puerto Rico Health Crisis Is Getting Worse
The health crisis caused by Hurricane Maria is mounting by the hour. Massive flooding will cause the number of water related illnesses to spike quickly and there are patients with chronic diseases which have been exacerbated by the situation and their diseases are now becoming acute.
Investing Deeper, Testing Courage
Cathy Dunwody volunteered with Project HOPE in India for three months as a Pfizer Global Health Fellow (GHF), partnering with Project HOPE SEA (South East Asia).
With beautiful landscapes but poor health indicators, Nepal is working its way toward providing better health care solutions to its people.
Crippled by poverty, seclusion and lack of access, Raksirang Village Development Committee (VDC) is also a region plagued with poor maternal and neonatal child health indicators.
Day in the Life: Natalia, Ukraine
Come alongside one of Project HOPE's program officers in Kherson, Ukraine to see what it's like living inside one of the most severe humanitarian crises on earth.