Global Water Brigades: The Test We Aced

By Program Associate Sarah Diver in Honduras One of the biggest things many people take for granted is waking up in the morning and turning on the faucet to take a shower, wash our face or brush our teeth. In the community of El Saucito located in the south of Honduras, it was no…

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Community Health Workers: Accessible Healthcare in Rural Communities

By Program Associate Erin Barnett in Honduras One major barrier to accessible healthcare in Honduras is understaffed healthcare providers in rural communities. While the CDC estimates physician population density to be .37 physicians per 1000 population in Honduras, the majority …

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Global Business Brigades in Ghana: 3 Enterprise Consultations

By GB Ghana’s Business Program Manager Shiella Appiah Kubi The Global Brigades Ghana’s Business Brigade model leverages partnerships with existing public and private organizations to identify businesses with potential for growth and employment in partner communities. …

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Who Will Cut The Birthday Cake? GB Celebrates 10 Years

Global Brigades is officially 10 years old! We are deeply grateful for the passionate people who have helped us grow to the point of being a thriving sustainable development organization. Volunteers, staff, and community members have poured creativity, efficiency, and expertise i…

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Community-Based Healthcare

By Maddison Staszkiewicz, Monitoring & Evaluation Program Associate in Honduras Community Health Worker Conferences are an opportunity for Community Health Workers (CHWs) from the same region of Honduras to come together to learn about aspects of health care, practice their s…

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How To Tell Your Brigade Story

A brigade picture is worth almost a thousand words. When you look at all of the photos from your brigade, how do you begin to share your experience on social media? If you’ve ever thought, “My brigade was so amazing, I just can’t put it into words,” we’re here to help guide you t…

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4 Ways for GB Alumni To Keep The Movement Going!

Remember that brigade high you had when you got on the plane to return home, and how you never wanted your brigade to end? Or those connections you made with fellow brigader volunteers over your shared passion for sustainable development? Global Brigades wants you to experience t…

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From Soil Plots to Solar Panels

Reflecting on the journey, evolution, and triumphs of the Ipeti Granja community farm.

More Than a Cupcake, More Than a Volunteer Trip

April is National Volunteer Month, and Global Brigades is taking a moment to appreciate the continuous hard work accomplished by our volunteers throughout the GB365 year.

Planting Seeds, Growing Money

You can’t grow money on trees, but you can plant seeds that grow into money. GB Panama hosts their annual Community Bank Empowerment Summit and watches Community Banks thrive.

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