Global Brigades partner, Friends of Honduran Children (FoCH) is a thriving non-profit organization based in Peterborough, Ontario in Canada that annually organizes three Medical Brigades. In the last eight years, Dr. Hardy Friesen has been instrumental with the development of FoHC Medical Brigades. Under his direction, FoHC Medical Brigades provided $1 million worth of medicine […]
Miriam Esquitín, a member of the Canada Brigades team, recently spent time exploring new opportunities for Global Environmental Brigades (GEB) in Panama. GEB works with community members to promote environmental sustainable development by focusing on socio-economic challenges linked to resource depletion. Projects typically include reforestation, rainforest preservation, energy-efficient design, eco-tourism and organic agriculture extension. Miriam […]
Global Brigades Canada Coordinator and Co-President of Mount Allison Chapter received National Youth Award!
Laura Stymiest of Fredericton, New Brunswick received the 2009 Top 20 Under 20™ in recognition of her work with the Mount Allison chapter of Global Brigades. The award is presented by Youth in Motion to young Canadians under the age of twenty who have demonstrated significant innovation, achievement and leadership. Laura is a third-year biology […]