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This time the 7-mile treacherous road is the easy part for 12 aspiring community microfinance leaders

…12 members of the Pajarillos community, aged 20-60, with an average of only 3rd grade level of education, all eagerly aspiring to create their own community microfinance bank. Their own “caja rural” microfinance bank can give them the means to finance microenterprise endeavors and pull themselves out of poverty. I can’t describe the excited emotion filling that bus -both within the community members and myself.

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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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