Pato Pato Ganzo: The Brigade Game That Connects Us

Now, picture yourself on your upcoming Medical Brigade. You are sitting in a circle with children from a partner community, community health advocates and volunteers, and two of your closest friends, all with a toothbrush in hand. You and your fellow volunteers have spent weeks l…

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From Volunteer to Staff: Shaping an Impactful Career

Having helped coordinate and support 321 brigades in 2018 alone, our Program Associates are key team members of the Global Brigades family. The link between the international team and local staff, Program Associates uphold the Global Brigades values and are strong advocates of th…

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Measuring the Impact We Make: GB’s Approach to Monitoring & Evaluation

What if you were told that your volunteer efforts were not having as big of an impact as you had hoped? What about a bigger impact? Monitoring impact is an essential part of sustainable development work. Read Liz’s blog about her firsthand experience with Global Brigades’ Monitor…

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The World Should Have Water

Collaboratively written by Global Brigades staff Happy World Water Day! We’re thrilled to share the action we’ve taken with volunteers, local staff and community partners to implement clean water systems, worldwide! With the help of the Water Brigades, we work with partner commun…

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How to Start a GB Chapter [Infographic]

Creating a Chapter is one of the best ways to get involved with Global Brigades, whether you want to introduce Global Brigades to a friend at another school, start a Global Brigades Chapter at your school or learn more about about the Chapter Creation process – here is an infogra…

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The Role of Peace and Women in Legal Empowerment

In 2018, Global Brigades piloted the Legal Empowerment program, formerly called Human Rights, which mission in Honduras is to increases access to justice. We provided more than 100 free legal consultations, conducted 9 family case visits and had over 300 community members receive…

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Can’t Attend a Medical Brigade but Still Want to Help? Find Out How!

Do you want to get involved with Medical Brigades but can’t attend a brigade? A great way to support Medical Brigades and partner community members is by helping us make strong connections with companies or organizations that can help support our work through monetary donations o…

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The Meaning of Empowerment: What Fuels a Movement for Global Change

Organizations like Global Brigades have the commitment to devote time and resources to take a part as active listeners, identify problems and needs, and use collaborative approaches to address them – learning, reviewing, and adapting at each step of the way. The Holistic Model ha…

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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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Stories Of Sustainable Impact: 10 Top GB Blog Posts in 2018

We had a busy year filled with training Community Health Workers, planning for brigades and Leadership Institutes, and celebrating our 10 year anniversary, just to name a few things. As we reflect on blog articles written throughout 2018, we look forward to a year ahead with new …

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