Beyond Relief, Towards Sustainable Development

Beyond Relief, Towards Sustainable Development Merrilee Chapin, 01/13/2010 Global Medical Brigades brings much needed relief to rural Honduran villages. But what happens when they see the same reoccurring illnesses time after time, year after year? Global Brigades students began Water Brigades and Public Health Brigades to provide preventative infrastructure and health education to these same […]

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Thank-you letter from one of our communities

Just wanted to share a thank you letter to Global Brigades from the community of Cesam, Guinope, El Pariso, Honduras:

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Looking Back on the Season….

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 […]

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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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A huge step for GWB!

After just sixteen months of existence, Global Water Brigades is one of our most successful brigades programs.  We have over thirty active clubs at universities nationwide and are growing rapidly.  With the incredible amount of support and passion from all of our students across the country, GWB wants to ensure that all of that passion […]

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