Your Donation Goes Twice As Far To Send Free Books

During February you can double the number of people and communities who receive the gift of Hesperian’s lifesaving books at no cost. Thanks to the Wang-McLaren family, every gift made in February will be matched, dollar-for-dollar (up to $2,100) to support Hesperian’s Gratis Book Program.

Your donation to the Gratis Book Program will make a lasting impact on entire communities. For each book distributed, the knowledge and information is shared with over 50 people! With your help, Hesperian books will support small organizations and dedicated volunteers as they work to improve the health of their neighbors and communities. Here are a few comments from recent recipients of the Gratis Book Program:

“Your books have been really important in our work in a refugee context. With hundreds of illustrations and clear instructions, all your books are helping us to take charge of our environmental health and also increase our knowledge and understanding of family planning, sexually transmitted infections, epilepsy treatment, vaccination, treating and preventing malaria and HIV”. Solidarity of Refugee Women for the Social Welfare (SOFERES), Malawi

“This year we have organized 7 intensive training days for 15 promoters on mental and emotional health for youth, and communication and personal development. The workshops included daily readings and discussions from [the books]”. Atzin Desarrollo Comunitario AC (Atzin Mexico), Mexico

“We have reduced death of women who deliver at home; cholera has stopped in [our area] following education we did with the books. For 4 years there have been [no new cases] of cholera infections. The community is now drinking boiled lake water and has reduced cases of bilharzia as a result”. Ngetha Media Association for Peace/Environmental Defenders, Uganda

Will you join us in making a difference for communities worldwide by making a gift today?

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For 50 years, Hesperian Health Guides has developed easy-to-read health information resources, empowering people and communities worldwide in their struggle to realize the right to health. Your donation to Hesperian delivers critical health information where it is most needed.

A monthly contribution guarantees uninterrupted support to transform and save lives.

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