The Heartbreaking Plight, and Inspiring Heroism, of Guatemala’s Volcano Survivors
“Each visit to a patient is heartbreaking because for many, we are their only hope,” Project HOPE medical volunteer, Sheila Cardwell, on Project HOPE’s work in Guatemala. Read about one family’s horrific plight one month after the Fuego volcano erupted.
After Suffering Extensive Burn Injuries from Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano, What Comes Next?
When Guatemala’s Fuego volcano suddenly started to erupt in their village of San Miguel Los Lotes, four-year-old Robert ran for his life, without shoes, and suffered burns to his feet and legs.
Bringing Lives Back from the Brink of Malawi’s HIV Epidemic
The HIV epidemic has plagued Ida’s life since 2003. At the time, she was married and pregnant with her first child. Her pregnancy was challenging. She was often ill and always at the hospital. Her doctor advised her to get an HIV test and she found out she was in fact HIV-positive.
Returning to Guatemala Amid Destruction and Devastation
Nicole Merrill, a nurse practitioner who lived in Guatemala in 2000, returned to the country with Project HOPE to discover a completely different environment.
A Global Impact
Every day, Project HOPE makes an impact in local communities, playing a vital role in delivering HOPE to those need it most. Our 2017 Impact Report provides a snapshot of the lifesaving work you help us do, and we’re excited to share it with you.
Project HOPE Responds to Catastrophic Eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano
Project HOPE is deploying an emergency team this weekend to respond to critical health needs after the Fuego volcano in Guatemala left 109 dead and 200 missing.
How Vegetable Gardens Are Making Huge Health Strides in South Africa
Patients in South Africa are digging their way to better health in an innovative vegetable garden program that Project HOPE is pioneering to combat non-communicable diseases like diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension.
Innovation, Education and Patient Support Turning the Tide on TB
Despite most cases of TB being curable with a six month treatment regimen that costs less than $40 dollars, every day there will be another 28,500 new cases of TB. We must do more to end TB.
Project HOPE’s commitment to reducing child mortality
If the world is to make significant gains on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target on child survival, it is paramount that there is increased focus on the bottlenecks for neonatal survival.
In China, Nurses Take the Lead on Palliative Care Training
For Shi Liuqing, a nurse at the Hubei Provincial Cancer Hospital, the Palliative Care Training program changed her approach to nursing.“I’ve learned a lot from this training and my work here, and I believe many more patients in China will benefit from palliative care in the future.”
Project HOPE in Kazakhstan: Putting Lives Back on Track After TB
Kazakhstan has among the highest incidence of multi-drug resistant TB in the world and the large influx of labor migrants has posed serious challenges. Project HOPE programs address the treatment and prevention of TB.