Category Archives: Viva la Partera Project

Summer Reflections by Suellen Li

This summer, I went to Honduras with a team of Duke Project HEAL volunteers and partnered with Un Mundo to tackle reproductive health issues in the Cangrejal Valley. We spent some time gathering information first, talking to local health professionals … Continue reading

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Long Live the Midwives

  After many years of investigation, and with the help of Un Mundo, Dar a Luz, and local clinics, the midwives of the region finally have begun working to meet their collective goals. They are organizing through monthly meetings; self-advocating … Continue reading

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What does grassroots organizing look like?

By Alicia Conte, Un Mundo Volunteer “If you give me a fish you have fed me for a day. If you teach me to fish you have fed me until the river is contaminated or the shoreline is seized for … Continue reading

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Midwife Project Update

Since our event in May with the midwives, we have not had any project activities. Due to funding restrictions and insecurity of Un Mundo’s future, we have decided to limit activities for this project this year until we have more … Continue reading

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Midwife Network Project Update

General Information The midwives in the región have felt much more motivated and appreciated by the work they do thanks to the efforts of Un Mundo to recognize the importance of their work and help improve the work conditions of … Continue reading

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