Project : Sacred Valley Health; an NGO in the Andean Region of Peru

Description: Sacred Valley Health (SVH) is an NGO located in Ollantaytambo, Peru a beautiful and remote area located with the Andean Region of Peru. Many communities within this region are isolated and must be self-sufficient. With a focus on empowerment and culturally competent education, Sacred Valley Health strives to train and support local community health workers, known as promotoras. In addition to supporting the mission and efforts of SVH, fellows will learn about the way NGO’s function while also gaining experience with community health curricula, delivery of medical care in austere environments, and assisting with monitoring and evaluation of ongoing efforts. Dr. Shakira Bandolin currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors of Sacred Valley Health