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SOUTHEASTERN/ATLANTIC REGION

Rural Medical Services Inc - Popular Theatre: Educating Farmworkers through Entertainment

Rural Medical Services (RMS) will partner with the Nueva Esperanza Church to provide health education to the Hispanic migrant and seasonal farm workers population in east Tennessee. The church?s existing theater group will be trained as volunteer lay health promoters and will get additional training in using theater to provide health information. Skits will be performed at camps, parks and churches on the following topics: alcohol and drug abuse, depression, diabetes, early prenatal care and breast cancer.

Organization:
Rural Medical Services, Inc.
Department:
Not Applicable
Funded Dates: 
Monday, June 1, 2009 to Sunday, October 31, 2010
Funding Amount: 
$0
Beneficiaries: 
Other