How Door-to-Door HIV Testing in Ethiopia Saved a Life
In Ethiopia, women between the ages of 15 and 49 are almost twice as likely to contract HIV as males in the same age group. With the help of health workers, trained by Project HOPE, traveling door-to-door, one woman decided not to let her diagnosis – or a series of personal tragedies – define her.
Venezuela Crisis Deepens: Thousands of Venezuelans Cross Colombian Border to Find HOPE
As the national economy crumbles, up to 4,000 Venezuelans are crossing the border into Colombia every day, often with only the possessions they can carry.
Haiti’s Health Workers: Finding Resilience In Disasters
The resilience of the Haitian people was tested once again recently when a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck near the northwestern city of Port-au-Paix on Oct. 6, killing at least 14 people and injuring 200 others.
Helping Indonesia’s Health Workers Through a Crisis
Ibu Rizka is trained for the worst. She has seen patients in their darkest hours and endured the agony of searching for colleagues who don’t report to work after disasters, their fates unknown. Now, the Indonesian emergency room nurse and Disaster and Crisis Management Coordinator is coping with the aftermath of more tragedy, following the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on September 28.
Indonesia: Devastation as far as the eye can see
"I’ve been to many disasters as an emergency responder, but this one is definitely one of the worst. And this is just Palu. I can’t even imagine the situation in other cities."
Tsunami Strikes Indonesia
On Friday September 28, powerful earthquakes shook Indonesia, triggering a tsunami with ten-foot waves. The events devastated the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing over 1,580 while injuring and displacing thousands more. Homes, public buildings, roads, bridges—destroyed. Find all the facts you need to know about this horrific tragedy, including updates from our team on the ground.
Tuberculosis Is A Threat To Global Health Security
TB has been a priority at Project HOPE throughout our sixty-year history.
World Leaders Must Cement Political Commitment to Fight TB
The WHO estimates that a quarter of people in the world have latent tuberculosis – which means they have been infected with the TB bacteria but have not yet developed the disease.
Surviving Hurricane Maria
Nayeli Pagan still remembers the first harrowing hours after Hurricane Maria made landfall in 2017, the sound of the howling wind and her fear that she would run out of the diabetes medication she needed to stay alive.
Field Update: Displaced Venezuelans In Urgent Need of Help
Project HOPE ‘s Teresa Narvaez visited Colombia and Ecuador in September to prepare for HOPE’s response to the Venezuelan crisis. Read her first-person account and learn how to help.
Venezuelan Crisis: How To Help
Thousands of displaced Venezuelans are pouring across the border with Colombia each day, escaping extreme food and medicine shortages and exponential inflation. Project HOPE is on the ground in Colombia to support the country's strained health care system. Get the facts about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and learn more about how to help.