The Power of Community Banks and Access to Loans

This is the importance of Community Banks. Lack of access to affordable loans or savings accounts is often the case in many rural communities across Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Ghana.

Water Works in Honduras: Completed, Pending and Planned Water Systems

Written by Sarah Diver, Former Global Brigades Program Associate The first six months of 2019 for the Water Team in Honduras were very busy! Turning on the taps for one new water system is exciting, but how about three? Check out this exciting update on those water systems and mo…

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GB Video Competition: Want to Win a Brigade Scholarship?

We want your help to source new, engaging, and exciting videos to encourage more people to get involved in the Global Brigades movement!

Volviendo a Veraguas: Celebrating 10 Years of Medical Brigades in Panama

El Peñón is a testament to how positive change can happen when organizations and individuals invest in a community’s sustainable development. Check out the history and accomplishments with Medical Brigades and the community of El Peñón in Panama.

Legal Empowerment: A Wedding to Remember in El Espinito, Honduras

On May 17, 2019, students from the University of Southern California’s Legal Empowerment group of volunteers attended a wedding in El Espinito in the department of El Paraíso, Honduras.

Research With Global Brigades: Women’s Health Matters, Period.

Getting involved with women’s health research on and off brigade helped shape Olivia’s career goals. Learn more about research opportunities with Global Brigades.

Unpacking GB Buzzwords: Holistic Model, Sustainable Development, Empowerment

If you’ve ever heard of Global Brigades, you’ve probably heard buzzwords like Holistic Model, community empowerment, sustainable development, etc. But what do these words actually mean? How does GB take these phrases and turn them into actionable steps toward solving health and e…

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All in a Weekend’s Work: Medical Alumni Brigades

We plan to engage hundreds of healthcare professionals and graduate students on Medical Alumni Brigades in the next five years and beyond. Participate in a brigade that fits your schedule and specialty as you tap into your passion for providing healthcare in rural Honduran commun…

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Medical Brigades with Specialized Care: Dermatology

When you sit down and talk with Dr. Jon Lee about his GB career you can see the passion and love he has for the organization. He often would say that Global Brigades “launched [his] career into medicine”. With the intention to return to Honduras on a brigade, he pitched the idea …

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Create a Legacy: How to Become a GB Campus Chairperson

Global Brigades is able to make an immense impact because of our dedicated leaders and volunteers. One special leadership opportunity is the role of Campus Chairperson. Global Brigades Campus Chairpersons assume the highest leadership position on campus by overseeing all GB Chapt…

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