HOPE Volunteer in Nepal Appeals for Help
HOPE volunteer nurse, Sama Shrestha is volunteering in Nepal to help earthquake victims. Born in Kathmandu, this is Sama’s second trip to Nepal as a HOPE volunteer. Currently a nurse at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA., Sama immediately volunteered to return to Kathmandu with HOPE in order to help those in need.
Medtronic Fellows Named 2014 Global Corporate Volunteer of the Year
Five Medtronic Philanthropy Global Innovation Fellows were named as project HOPE's 2014 Global Corporate Volunteer of the year for their work in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam to conducting a health care assessment.
Grace Deveney Project HOPE 2014 Volunteer of the Year
During National Volunteer Week 2015, we are proud to announce that Grace Deveney has been named the 2014 Project HOPE Volunteer of the Year.
Donated Medicines Saving Lives
Colin Credle, Project HOPE's Regional Logistics and Humanitarian Assistance Manager talks about HOPE's lifesaving medicine donation program.
HOPE Centre Gives Health and HOPE to Community
Ntombi Khambule, Project HOPE's Clinic Manager in South Africa, tells the story of a man whose health outcome was changed by the services now available at the HOPE Centre.
Village Savings Banks Empower Women
Marco Antonio Suazo, Project HOPE's Country Director for Honduras, speaks about the empowering impact of HOPE's Village Savings Bank program.
Empowering Women with Health
Teresa Narvaez Project HOPE's Country Director in the Dominican Republic discusses HOPE's successful Women's and Children's Health programs. She tells a story of a woman whose life was saved by a health screening who now advocates for other women to schedule health screenings.
Helping Whole Communities with Savings and Loans Programs
Amina Tajú, Project HOPE's Community Livelihoods Program Officer describes the community impact of HOPE's Savings and Loans program in Mozambique.
TB Success in Kyrgyzstan
Stobdan Kalon, Project HOPE's TB Director in Kyrgyzstan talks about successful TB programs in Central Asia.
Making Birth Safer in Indonesia
Dr. Nasaruddin Sheldon, Country Director for Indonesia discusses HOPE's Women's and Children's Health program that is making birth safer in Indonesia.
Diabetes in Puerto Rico: An Update on a Public Health Crisis, One Year After Hurricane Maria
Even before Hurricane Maria brought widespread devastation to the island, Puerto Rico had a diabetes prevalence rate about 50% higher than the general U.S. population. A year after the storm, which caused over $90 billion in damage, locals are still working with charitable NGOs like Project HOPE to restore the territory’s disrupted healthcare system.
How Project HOPE is Saving Mothers and their Babies in the Dominican Republic
Though health care is readily available for its 10.4 million residents, the Caribbean’s second-most populous country also has the second-highest neonatal mortality rate in the region. With contributions from Project HOPE’s health workers, obstetric patients in the Dominican Republic are learning to find support and guidance from their doctors as well as their neighbors.
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.