Maya Washington (Nepal)


Maya Washington (Nepal)

Maya grew up in San Francisco, CA. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and is currently a graduate student at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management; pursuing a degree in Coexistence and Conflict with a focus on Humanitarian Aid. Maya is a former Peace Corps Volunteer having served in Kenya under the Ministry of Health as an HIV/AIDS education and prevention volunteer, where she helped provide Traditional Birth Attendants with kits needed to perform safe deliveries and assisted in training those attendants. After being evacuated from Kenya due to political turmoil, Maya served under the Ministry of Health in Lesotho (Southern Africa) as an HIV/AIDS education/prevention and youth development volunteer. While in Peace Corps Lesotho Maya helped HIV positive mothers learn how to better care for themselves and their newborns through nutrition and women’s health education. She helped begin two Libraries within her rural community of Nazareth, Lesotho and ran diversity camps throughout the country. Contact: mwashington@advocacynet.org



10 Jan

Nepal: AFTERWORD

If you’ve been following this blog you may have noticed a long time before the

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10 Aug

How can I help you?

A couple of questions come to mind before I attempt to help someone. In hindsight

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Posted Aug 10, 2015

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26 Jul

Who Is Indira Thapa?

http://www.advocacynet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_0115-300×200.jpg Indira Thapa, age 46 from Mera, Dhankuta Nepal is the founder and President of

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Posted Jul 26, 2015

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24 Jul

Why would Nepalese women walk more than 6 hours through rough terrain during monsoon season?

http://www.advocacynet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/DSC_0458-300×200.jpeg The answer to this question is not a simple one. It involves women’s health,

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Posted Jul 24, 2015

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10 Jul

What is your caste?

This is a question that has been asked of me on several occasions since I

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Posted Jul 10, 2015

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12 Jun

June Health Camp

The first health camp came and went in a bit of a blur. I arrived

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Posted Jun 12, 2015

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10 Jun

What is Uterine Prolapse?

http://www.advocacynet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/DSC_0111-300×200.jpg Let me start this entry out by telling you what Uterine Prolapse is not.

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Posted Jun 10, 2015

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07 Jun

Lost in Dhankuta

http://www.advocacynet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Women-Looking-Out-300×200.jpg Over the past few days I’ve felt like I’m simply going through the motions;

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Posted Jun 07, 2015

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06 Jun

On the Road Again

http://www.advocacynet.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/IMG_0113-300×225.jpg On Friday June 5th Yunesh and I packed our bags and headed to Dhankuta

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Posted Jun 06, 2015

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03 Jun

Welcome to Nepal

WELCOME TO NEPAL I’ve been having the hardest time trying to come up with what

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Posted Jun 03, 2015

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