Beginings of a New Referral System

TREATING ELIESER Beginnings of a New Referral System Brittany Estok, 04/14/2010 Every year Global Medical Brigades continues to expand by bringing thousands of volunteers that see and treat tens of thousands of patients. Not only is GMB expanding in numbers, but we are also increasing the quality of care provided.  One way we are working […]

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New Video: Microfinance Brigade Testimonials

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The only experience.

I had the most incredible experience on a public health brigade last week in Honduras. I wrote some of this while in Pajarillos and some upon my return to the States. I think it covers the extent of the experience, from criticism back home, to being welcomed in a place unknown. Thank you Global Brigades […]

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Meeting Dr. Muhammad Yunus – my inspiration to go against the grain and make a difference

If it weren’t for Dr. Muhammad Yunus and believe it or not John Stewart, I probably would not be where I am today: fulfilling my dreams, living and working to alleviate poverty in rural Honduras. The only way to even begin to describe the magnitude of this encounter for me today at the Grameen Bank HQ in Bangladesh, is with the story of how I came to be the Global Business Brigades Country Director in Honduras…

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Geographic, Political, and Economic Distance to Healthcare for the Poor in Yamaguare

Honduras literally translates in Spanish to “depths,” and I felt like I truly experienced these depths today as we drove into some of the poorest rural communities in the central region of the country. I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the lush, green hillsides overlooking the rocky roads, which seemed to be carved deep […]

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