Grantee Location: Seattle, WA USA
Grant Work: Thailand, Global
Channel Focus Area: Securing Sexual & Reproductive Rights/Justice
Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) is an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health. By collaborating with diverse public- and private-sector partners, we help provide appropriate health technologies and vital strategies that change the way people think and act.
2006: Channel made a grant to PATH to support their Safe Abortion Advocacy in Thailand project. The project intended to bridge the gap between health and human rights concerns in order to strengthen advocacy efforts for safe abortion in Thailand.
2005: Channel made a general support grant to PATH for their Catalyst Fund.
2004: Channel made a grant to PATH to support women’s access to reproductive health information in Latin America including PATH’s partnership with Ipas (which later became a Channel grantee) and Genes to survey women and medical practitioners to identify safe and appropriate channels for low-income women to get such information.
1999: Channel made a grant to PATH to support their partnership with Asaprosar (Salvadoran Association for Rural Health) to support its microfinance program coordinated with family planning and reproductive health information and access for women. In addition, Channel supported PATH’s partnership with SIDAREC (Slums Information and Development Resource Centre) in Nairobi, Kenya to train them to counsel and treat youth at risk of early, unwanted pregnancy, rape, unsafe abortion, single motherhood and HIV/AIDS and other STDs in an adolescent reproductive health clinic, and to train youth peer educators.