We are thrilled to have Carla Hegwood of Los Angeles, California join the team at MAHI International on the island of Pohnpei. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech and is currently completing a fieldwork assignment for her MPH in Community Health Sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Since June, Carla has been volunteering primarily with the World Health Organization (WHO). Her focal point is national strategic planning meetings on r
This summer, MAHI International donated over 50 packets of Hooked on Phonics reading programs to the southern islands of Pohnpei -- Sapwuafik, Nukuoru, and Kapingamarangi -- to improve English speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension in elementary students. Our mission on this trip was to create an opportunity for educational and personal growth, and provide outer-island students with tools to achieve their dreams, via the Hooked on Phonics program. Our volunteers Peter