“We are Their Helping Hand”

Imagine working as one of eight medical staff, serving a population of over 23,000, many of whom live in far-flung, hard-to-reach places.

On the Frontlines of Community Health

Imagine you’re a healthcare provider serving a broad region. Many of the communities in your region are far-flung and hard to reach. To further complicate matters, many of the community members lack the transportation or funds to make the long trek to your door for care … read more

Health Data Informs More Effective Health Actions

Marife Relos is very involved in the coastal barangay of Penitan in Siruma, Camarines Sur, in the Philippines. At 50, she is nowhere near slowing down. Not only is she a barangay health … read more

TOGETHER, We Protect Women and Children

Your unflagging support of ADRA’s mission is reaching the vulnerable around the world with provision and protection. Thank you, dear Angel, for protecting the vulnerable today and ensuring a safer tomorrow! Who are the vulnerable? They are those who can’t shield themselves from harm or exploitation. Most often, they are women and children. … read more

Empowering Healthcare Providers Reduces the Burden of Challenges

TOGETHER is Strengthening Health Centres The TOGETHER project, with generous support from Global Affairs Canada, is working with remote and indigenous communities in Cambodia, Kenya, the Philippines, and Uganda to ensure that the most vulnerable people, especially girls and women, can exercise their health-related human rights. One way TOGETHER is ensuring this is … read more

From Job Dissatisfaction to Delivering Quality Health Care

Ms. Kruy Varin is a midwife at a clinic in Kompong Thom, a rural province in Cambodia. Varin’s education and training as a midwife focused more on midwifery theories, technical skills, and some practices for antenatal and postnatal care and delivery. However, her training did not include how to interact with clients, nor … read more

Greater Confidence in Delivering Quality Health Care

The Midwife Ms. So Sophorn was born to a rural farming family in Kompong Thom province, Cambodia. But she dreamed of doing something different with her life. Through hard work and dedication, she became a midwife. At 31, she is now the mother of two children and practices as a midwife at a … read more

Overcoming Discrimination to Provide Quality Healthcare

From Stigmatized Orphan to Nurse Un Lida is part of the Kuy minority group who are indigenous to Preah Vihear province, Cambodia. Orphaned as a child, Lida lived in a pagoda. Facing ethnic discrimination, poverty, and loneliness, Lida was nevertheless undaunted in his desire for a better life. His life struggles inspired him … read more