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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Global Brigades and The UN Sustainable Development Goals

From the intersection of Global Brigades’ development work and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals came The Empowered 100 initiative as a commitment to empower 100 rural Central American communities to permanently rise out of global poverty.

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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Did You WASH Your Hands?

Global Brigades celebrates the clean, helping hands of volunteers, staff, and community partners on Global Handwashing Day.

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.

Bridging Cultural Preservation with Sustainable Development

Global Brigades celebrates International Mother Language Day and recognizes the importance of bridging cultural preservation with our work in sustainable development.

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.

Human Rights Brigades Combat Domestic Violence

Human Rights Brigades in Panama actively advocate for the right to a life free of violence.

Peterborough Medical Brigade – Sad Farewell to Dr. Hardy Friesen

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 […]

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