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Sat, 20 May 2017 17:00:00 EDT

MIDWIFERY & HEALTH IN GUATEMALA

Saturday, May. 20,
Guatemala

The itinerary includes cultural, educational, service and exchange aspects. Learn about traditional Maya midwifery practices, medicinal herbs, bone setters, and spirit guides. We will stay in the Highlands where we will work with a women’s cooperative (AMA) Asociacion de Mujeres del Altiplano in Quetzaltenango. We will immerse ourselves in our host’s lives by living and working with community leaders in a rural village outside of town. There will be a visit to breathtaking Lake Atitlan in Panajachel and time for shopping in Artisan Markets in Antigua. The 8 day trip, with all expenses paid, includes all in country transportation, food, lodging and translators.

The cost is $985.00 plus airfare (around $600-$700 round trip)

Apply before 20MAY2017: http://www.womenshealth.vcu.edu/community/servicetrips.html