How Two Canadian Doctors Teach Safe Birthing on a 9100ft High Hilltop

July 23, 2019By Josephine De FreitasSafe Motherhood Guatemala No Comments

Students role playing a scene of a mother who’s water just broke, calling the midwife and mother-in-law to attention, may not exactly sound like the conventional classroom for health studies. 17 years and counting, Safe Motherhood Guatemala, a project of Rose Charities continues to provide hands-on training for local Mayan traditional birth attendants (comadronas), paramedics, … Read More

Pulling Together in Lombok

December 2, 2018By Josephine De FreitasEmergency Response No Comments

Extract from email from William Grut regarding our contribution to Lombok :  The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by two strong earthquakes, after weeks of tremors that have killed hundreds of people. The island has been rocked by hundreds of quakes and tremors since 29 July.Aug 19, 2018 Rose Charities Canada raised $650 for the  … Read More

Top Results for Madagascar School

November 22, 2018By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest No Comments

Exam results are in for the pupils of The Mahatsara School in Madagascar and they are wonderful!   Eighteen out of twenty students passed the final Baccalaureate- that’s a 90% pass rate- one of the highest for any school in Madagascar. In other grades  the pass rates were  also well above the country average.  Just a few … Read More

Physiotherapy In Cambodia

December 14, 2017By Josephine De FreitasHillman Fund No Comments

Physiotherapy Workshops Physiotherapy is becoming better understood and more widely used in Cambodia. A few years ago it was largely unknown. The country has a high rate of traffic, industrial and farming injuries leaving long term recovery needs that would benefit from physiotherapy. The Hillman Funds on-going assistance to the Cambodian Physical Therapy Association provides 3 … Read More

Malaria Treatment in Schools.

December 13, 2017By Josephine De FreitasHillman Fund No Comments

A life at school with the terrible headaches and fever of malaria is part of every day life for many of Uganda’s school children. But this has all changed at 4 primary schools in the heart of Uganda’s malaria region. In these schools, trained teachers diagnose and treat malaria as soon as the child begins to feel … Read More