My First Medical Brigade: A Canadian Story – by Paul Jones

Paul Jones is a 2nd year medical student at McMaster University who recently joined the founding Board of Global Brigades Canada. He brings his experience from Medical Brigades with Friends of Honduran Children as well as his social entrepreneurship experience with Students Offering Support to Global Brigades. Our journey began at 1 am on a […]

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The only experience.

I had the most incredible experience on a public health brigade last week in Honduras. I wrote some of this while in Pajarillos and some upon my return to the States. I think it covers the extent of the experience, from criticism back home, to being welcomed in a place unknown. Thank you Global Brigades […]

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Reflection from Brigades in Honduras- by Brianna

Brianna just came back from Honduras where she spent August 8th-20th volunteering on her second medical brigade and her first water brigade with Global Brigades. She is an anthropology major at New York University, where she is a senior undergraduate student. And the fox said to the little prince, “One sees only with the heart. […]

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When looking back on our business brigade to Niadup, one of the things that impacted me the most was the tranquility of the community and of the island.  Walking barefoot in the warm Caribbean sand, I’ve never felt so at peace with nature; without the outside influence of technology, I’ve never had so little but […]

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