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Our Programs

 

Health

Phalarope aims to use cost-effective solutions to improve health in adults and children in the USA and Guatemala through health education and improved care of pregnant women. We are pioneering the integration of traditional midwives into the health system and creating systems to identify and follow-up high risk patients  

Women’s Empowerment- Tejiendo sueños

The program aims to help women to participate equally in existing markets; have access to decent work, control over their own time, lives and bodies; and increased voice, giving them a meaningful participation in economic decision-making at all levels from the household . This program will help women in rural Guatemala create their own product lines and sell the products locally, online, and overseas. We aim to improve product sales and shift profits to the artisans. 

Education

Phalarope’s “Learn to Action STEM program” promotes math and science education among elementary school children in Antigua, Guatemala.  Phalarope helps develop lesson plans, games, and problem-solving activities to teach STEM concepts. We founded an aquaponics ecosystem as a teaching tool at the CANI school

 

Technical Support to non-profit organizations

Phalarope helps other non-profit organizations to design and implement evaluation processes to determine the social impact of their programs. Evaluations are conducted to determine the impact of specific programs

Internships and Fellowship Programs

Phalarope supports fellowship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate students and professionals who want to gain meaningful experiences in a public health setting. These opportunities can be done as a summer internship or a year-long fellowship.