Words of Thanks: Rosa’s Story

When Rosa joined INMED’s Healthy Families program, she and her husband had just arrived from Mexico and were starting their journey as first-time parents, ready to do their best for their child. When Rosa graduated from the program, she sent her family support worker the following letter of thanks for the guidance and support she provided over the years to help their new family grow strong:

“[My family and I] have been participating in the Healthy Families program for more than 3 years, and can’t thank you enough for the enormous support we have received in the past years through my family support workers and the organization.… Read the rest...

Saving Lives and Saving the Future: Hilda’s Story

In many developing countries, having a baby can come with various life-threatening risks. INMED’s Healthy Babies program in the Ucayali region of Peru focuses on addressing the causes of death and illness in childbirth. Their efforts range from helping women who are currently pregnant to supporting new mothers and their infants. In order to promote prenatal care, this program utilizes trained volunteer community health workers. The health workers educate women about the importance of giving birth with trained attendants, and give them the tools and information they need to identify and quickly address any warning symptoms.

Hilda, one of INMED’s trained volunteers, has learned what to look for and how to act in emergency situations.… Read the rest...