Awarded Grants

Project VyBE

To train an additional 30 Community Health Workers as diabetes education coaches and graduate 990 people from diabetes education “light” in El Paso County, TX, and Ciudad Juarez, MX.

Grant Information

Grant Amount: $237,013.00

Project Start Date: December 1, 2023

Project End Date: November 30, 2024


Texas A&M University

Contact: Ms. Eufemia (Pema) B. Garcia, MBA, MAOM

Phone: (915)860-9528

Program Lead

Michael Kelly

Phone: 915-218-2619

PDNHF Initiative: Diabetes

To develop, lead, and fund organizational and systems improvements, evidence-based programs, and awareness activities for diabetes prevention, early detection and management. This philosophy of work in diabetes provides educators, advocates, and those who are at risk or living with diabetes so that together we can promote change.

Welcome to the table - Diabetes Essence video

Diabetes Literature Review
Diabetes Assessment Report
Diabetes Assessment Qualitative Report

View Strategy Brief (English)

View Strategy Brief (Español)

Foundation Staff: Michael Kelly

Additional Links

Diabetes, Now What?


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