Karla Pop Molina. Karla was born in Cobán, Alta Verapaz. Her family speaks Queq’chi, so she learned it as a child. She studied accounting and at the College of Social and Legal Sciences. In the course of those studies she did an internship in a health institution and after that worked … Continue reading
Santiago Quim is a community health facilitator in the community of Santa Elen Secacao, municipality of Senahú, department of Alta Verapaz, Guatemala.
Santiago recognized an emergency that required intervention: his patient was experiencing prolonged labor, and she had the risk factor of multiple previous births. It took a half hour … Continue reading
Ingrid Lorena Santiago
Traveling Nurse Practitioner, Fundameno Prestadora health services.
[Translated and edited from the Spanish original Ingrid Lorena Santiago.]
I currently work as a traveling nurse, and cover the jurisdiction of San Cristóbal Quixal, which comprises approximately 23 communities, where I attend the needs of providing health services, prenatal … Continue reading
Georgina Gladys Reyes Mo
Technical Nurse & CAEC Course Tutor
Outpatient CAIMI (Maternal & Child Comprehensive Care Center), San Cristóbal, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Community Auxiliary Nursing Course Tutor, San Cristóbal
[Translated and edited from the Spanish original Gladys Georgina Reyes Mo.]
“It all started when in activities of … Continue reading
The Hakai Magazine is part of the Tula Foundation, sister to the Hakai Institute.
It will explore the ties between the ocean, land, and human societies through long- and short-form journalism, illustrations, infographics, photos, and videos.
The Hakai Magazine will have its own voice and mandate.
Here is the announcement of … Continue reading
From the Vancouver Sun, today.
It was wonderful to see today the impact that the students and Tula-sponsored faculty at the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre is having on important areas of policy in British Columbia.
This video was produced by TulaSalud in Guatemala. It’s in Spanish only, but the general story will be accessible to non-speakers.
The video shows the sophistication, independence and leadership we strive to foster in TulaSalud.
The X’beil li Kawilal means “path to health” in the Q’eqchi’ language. The program focuses on adolescent and young women in indigenous rural communities in the department of Alta Verapaz in Guatemala.
- Strengthen self health care, reproductive health and nutrition.
- Promote self-esteem, confidence, decision-making, health and personal development.
From the itdUPM website: “The Technology Innovation Center for Human Development at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (itdUPM) develops technological innovations that have contributed to meeting the basic needs of some of the poorest communities in Africa and Latin America, such as access to water and energy, sustainable management … Continue reading
This year we have seen a growing financial crisis in Guatemala, which has threatened the TulaSalud program in the department of Alta Verapaz. We are pleased to report that as of December 5, the worst of the crisis seems to have been averted, at least for now.
The fiscal crisis … Continue reading