Health Guides for 200 Rural Communities

Championed by Marian Haley Beil (Debre Berhan 62–64)

FOR THIS PROJECT E&E RPCVs is partnering with the respected Hesperian Health Guides, publisher of illustrated health guides for use by health workers in remote communities around the world (including the well known manual Where There Is No Doctor). Donations to our project will enable Hesperian to fulfill all book requests that they receive from Ethiopians or Eritreans in-country.

Because HIV and AIDS continue to be an incredible scourge in Ethiopia and to a lesser degree in Eritrea, our donations will also make it possible for Hesperian to include with each requested book a copy of their book HIV Health and Your Community.

Your donation of $50 will provide the funding for one set of books to be shipped to Ethiopia or Eritrea. RPCVs are urged to make a donation to honor of your “other hometown,” and join in our effort to fight HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia and Eritrea and provide the healthcare workers in our communities with the health resources they need to identify and treat common health problems, as well as address the root causes of poor health.

* The full list of publications from Hesperian available for free by request from anyone in Ethiopia or Eritrea:

A Book for Midwives
A Community Guide to Environmental Health
Disabled Village Children
A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
Helping Children Who Are Blind
Helping Children Who Are Deaf
Helping Health Workers Learn
HIV Health and Your Community
Pesticides are Poison
Sanitation and Cleanliness
Where Women Have No Doctor
Where There Is No Dentist
Where There Is No Doctor

To support sending Health Guides for Rural Communities . . .

. . . you can send a check to:

Ethiopia & Eritrea RPCVs
c/o Randy Marcus
1634 Martha Terrace
Rockville MD 20852-4134

Make out your check to “Ethiopia & Eritrea RPCVs,” and in the subject line enter “Health Guides.”   Include your email for tax receipt.


Ethiopia & Eritrea RPCVs, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization

100% of every donation goes to support
your specified RPCV Legacy Program project

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