PROJECTS IN NUTRITION AND HEALTH
Nila Eliza was born with hydrocephalus and later contracted meningitis, her parents were made aware of the lack of services available for people with disabilities in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala. They began to contact other parents with similar needs and organize a support system for children with disabilities.
Baja Verapaz - Health Education program fights persistent malnutrition by teaching poor indigenous families in rural Guatemala to produce abundant nutritious food. This is important because Guatemala has the fourth highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world and the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Friends of Nepal Pariwar - Women’s Reproductive Health: The mission of Friends of Nepal Pariwar Foundation is to improve the health and well-being of women and their families in rural Nepal by supporting a network of registered nonprofit community organizations in Nepal and strengthening their capacity to sustain and expand health and development services
Since February 2017, EPIC has been working with a health promotion program for teens in Honduras. It is the initiative of 2 graduate students of the University of Honduras. The topics covered are self-esteem, drugs, sex education, dental hygiene, and nutrition (especially the constant consumption of junk foods).