Posts tagged #Huancayo

Travel Scholarships Open Doors and Make a Lasting Impact for Volunteers and the Communities They Serve

FIMRC volunteers are essential to our mission to improve healthcare worldwide through sustainable and responsible programs. One way we help support volunteer travel is through our scholarship program. Three times a year, FIMRC makes travel scholarships available to volunteers looking for a way to give back, gain clinical experience, or discover the right global health career track for them.

Domestic Violence Prevention in Peru Begins with Community Outreach and Education

Volunteer Sherry Lipsky traveled to Huancayo, Peru to help raise awareness about domestic violence prevention in the region. Through focus groups, staff trainings, and community outreach, Lipsky and our team in Peru were able to see the impact they made on the community first hand during a community education event when attendees shouted in unison “NiUnaMenos” (not one less—the movement against violence against women) while handing out the white ribbons and flyers.