The Winter 2013 EPES Update is here!

*Many of you will receive the letter below and corresponding December 2013 EPES Update in the mail this week, if you haven’t already! If you would like to be added to the AHA mailing list, please email us at ahaboard@gmail.com!* Dear Friend: We at the Action for Health in the Americas (AHA) board hope you Read More…

Join AHA and support EPES on December 6th in NYC!

All EPES and AHA supporters in the New York City area – please attend AHA-NY’s upcoming House Party/Silent Auction/Chilean Holiday Craft Sale to support EPES! When: Friday, December 6th, 2013 from 6:30-9:00pm Where: 280 Riverside Dr. # 15 E, New York City (entrance on 100th St.) Light snacks, pastries from Los Andes Bakery, and beverages Read More…

EPES Recognizes AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson

AHA is excited to share the below press release from EPES highlighting the extraordinary support of AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson and her key role in making the upcoming EPES International Training Course on Popular Education in Health a reality. Thank you Melanie for your support and being a model for the rest of the Read More…

Almost four years later…

Our first blog post focused on the immediate post-earthquake work EPES was engaging in in and around Concepcion, Chile.  Who would have thought that it would take over three and a half years (the earthquake occurred February 27, 2013) for the residents of the seaside villages – whose homes were destroyed by the tsunami – Read More…

HFAW’s Upcoming Trip to Chile!

Even the best laid plans sometimes need to be changed – and luckily, EPES is used to working in a changing environment. Due to security and programmatic issues, the fifth International Training Course on Popular Education in Health will no longer take place in Kenya – instead, the participants from the Hope Foundation for African Read More…

EPES’ Upcoming Trip to Kenya

Action for Health in the Americas is supporting EPES as they move beyond the Americas! In Collaboration with the Foundation for African Woman, EPES is holding its Fifth International Training Course on Popular Education in Health in Kenya, starting in January 2014. The course – Dignity, Empowerment and Equity: Participatory and Community-Based Strategies for Health Read More…

What has EPES been up to in 2013?

What a busy year 2013 has been! Take a look at the most recent EPES Update to learn more, but this past January, EPES graduated its 80th participant in the International Training Course on Popular Health. It seems like only yesterday that the EPES International Training School — developed in order to spread the methods Read More…

Give the Gift of EPES

Give an EPES Gift this Holiday Season This holiday season, give friends and family the gift of an EPES project. Make a donation and your loved one will receive a card thanking them for the donation made in his or her honor. He or she will be delighted that their gift helped to train a Read More…

Delegation from AHA Board Visits Chile

In March 2011, a delegation of the Action for Health in the Americas (AHA) board of directors spent four days in Santiago and Concepción visiting EPES and seeing the work they are doing.  The delegation was made up of Sheila Dauer (New York) Melanie Nelson (Minnesota) Meghan Ochal (Washington, DC) and Dale Young (Miami), who Read More…