Global Brigades Canada Coordinator and Co-President of Mount Allison Chapter received National Youth Award!
Laura Stymiest of Fredericton, New Brunswick received the 2009 Top 20 Under 20™ in recognition of her work with the Mount Allison chapter of Global Brigades. The award is presented by Youth in Motion to young Canadians under the age of twenty who have demonstrated significant innovation, achievement and leadership. Laura is a third-year biology […]
Just wanted to share a thank you letter to Global Brigades from the community of Cesam, Guinope, El Pariso, Honduras:
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I have spent almost a full year now, working in Los Pajarillos, and as an organization we have developed a very strong relationship with the community. We walked into the school that morning and written in big letters across the chalkboard was “Bienvendios Norte Americans”
Now that the craziness of the August/September brigade season has calmed down it is easier to take some time to look back on all that has happened. I have been in Honduras now for almost three months and the time has flown by. I worked with nine groups from all over the US this season […]
Who is doing development work here in Honduras? At the moment, I am sitting here in a conference, Project Honduras, in the Copan Ruins surrounded about 100 other people who also care passionately about the future of Honduras. These are people from all walks of life, young volunteers teaching English in local schools, experts who have been doing community development work for over 30 years, church leaders, representatives from youth programs, water organizations, and HIV/AIDS projects. We have gathered here to share ideas, learn from each other, and better understand the work of others here in Honduras.