Games And Sports Help Children Recover Emotional Health After Chile’s Earthquake And Tsunami

By Karen Anderson The three month program starts this week and will help 1300 kids and adolescents from Hualpén, Coronel, Penco, San Pedro  y Talcahuano Concepción, VIII Región (April 14, 2010) – Two programs aimed at returning emotional peace of mind to kids and adolescents affected by the earthquake begin this week in Concepción. TheseContinue reading “Games And Sports Help Children Recover Emotional Health After Chile’s Earthquake And Tsunami”

EPES Steadfast On Shaking Ground

When the ground began to shake in southern Chile on February 27, one of the strongest earthquake ever recorded, EPES was already steady on the ground. With nearly 30 years’ experience mobilizing local communities to defend the rights of the poor to health and dignity, EPES was immediately on hand to respond with humanitarian aidContinue reading “EPES Steadfast On Shaking Ground”

A Volunteers View: Report From the Relief Effort

By Josh Prudowsky Josh is a health educator from Chicago (USA), he travelled to the EPES Center in Concecpión in mid-March as a volunteer. This is his report. March 17, 2010 — I had been living in Valparaiso for several months when the earthquake hit. I immediately contacted EPES, which I had gotten to knowContinue reading “A Volunteers View: Report From the Relief Effort”