High blood pressure and diabetes due to a lack of education about, and access to, healthy foods. Broken bones and cuts from farming or ranching accidents. Childbirth.
In the United States, most of us see a doctor or go to the hospital in these situations. But in some communities of Mexico, getting medical care is daunting, if not impossible. Many of these communities are far from any medical facilities beyond the most basic of clinics and 50 miles from the nearest hospital; they’re rarely visited by doctors
The Tia Foundation helps by teaching locals the medical, health, and organizational skills they need to change their communities from within.