Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Totonicapán, Guatemala

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Community:Peterborough
Location:Peterborough Public Library, Community Room
Address:345 Aylmer St. North Peterborough Map
Start date:November 20, 2018
Time:06:30 PM – 08:00 PM
Email:rscorza@horizons.ca

Join Horizons, the Kawartha World Issues Centre and the Kawartha Pine Ridge Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Local on Tuesday, November 20 to meet two visiting Maya K’iche’ women, whose work is helping save the lives of mothers and children in Totonicapán. Irma Ixcayau, a traditional Indigenous midwife, and Mirna Pretzantzin, a health educator and traditional community authority, will speak to their stories, experiences and struggles. Learn how their resilient efforts are improving the wellbeing of thousands of Maya K’iche’ families.