Technical Support to Other non-profits : SAVING LIVES WITH MEDICINE- ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
As Senior Technical Advisor for the ROTARY DISTRICT 6920 (Central, South Central, Southeast, & Coastal Georgia, USA), on their three-year pilot program Saving lives with Medicines, Phalarope has helped screened for eligibility to the program and enrolled two Clinics to participate in the program: CMAP (Coastal Medical Access Project) in Brunswick, and Partners in Health in Valdosta. Additional Clinics and a level III trauma hospital are in the development pipeline. These include: The Macon Volunteer clinic, the Houston Volunteer clinic, the Ashburn Family Practice & Pediatrics, the Waycross Clinic, and Augusta Christ Community Health Services, Diversity Health Center in Hinvesville and Liberty Regional Medical Center.
Phalarope has constructed an aquaponic system to serve as a hands-on laboratory for students at Casa del Nino in Jocotenango, Guatemala. The aquaponic system will integrate a compost component and will be complemented with science and math lessons plans for all students in lower school.
Phalarope is working with 50 indigenous Mayan women who live in rural communities in Guatemala. Phalarope has conducted an baseline analysis of the type products they current produce, how they create them, materials used and the retail price they sell them products. This baseline assessment will help us decide with the women the product that can be competitive in the market locally, in the USA .
Internship and Fellowship Programs
Phalarope has currently one pre-med student for the 2019 fellowship program, and had 3 masters in public health graduates during 2017 and 2018.