When Engineering Becomes People: Bridging the Gap Between Math and Impact

We spoke with José Castejón, a Water and Engineering Technician in Honduras, to get his perspective at how working with Global Brigades has changed the way he views engineering. Here is what he had to say!

Featured Fundraising: Warming Hearts & Brewing Change

Global Brigades is excited to continue partnering with Stone Creek Coffee in Milwaukee, WI to help support students fundraising for their Brigade or TeleBrigade. But why coffee? Read this blog article to find out why!

Perspectives from Partner Communities: Global Brigades in Greece

Global Brigades Greece fills gaps and offers health education through Medical Brigades.

Perspectives from Rural & Indigenous Partner Communities in Panama

In the midst of the pandemic there are countless news reports about the catastrophic effects in the ‘developing world’ which often portray communities as ‘helpless’, ‘defenseless’ and ‘devastated’ by the social and economic effects of COVID-19. Regardless, there is little seen ab…

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The Roots of Life: Updates From Rural Ghana

Living in Rural Ghana is a one of a kind of experience. While Ghana faces some challenges, the country more than makes up for it with charm, friendliness, and originality. Eminently laid back and welcoming, it is the perfect place for those seeking unique experiences and wanting …

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Engineering Essentials for Clean Water: Good Design, Great Leaders, & The Heart of a Community in Honduras

To provide a community with access to sufficient and high-quality drinking water we rely on the love, faith, and hope of a whole community, committed to the future of its children and guided by unconditional and tireless leadership.

It’s Time to Disrupt the Microfinance Industry

A new goal for microfinance: not just provide loans, but build community assets and create a financial backbone to break the poverty cycle.

How COVID-19 has Affected The Empowered 100

As a result of the halting of international travel and the enforcement of lockdowns, our outlook for 2020 and beyond has begun to shift. The pandemic presents us with an opportunity to adapt and innovate how Global Brigades work toward the E100 goals.

Reinventing Recruitment and Fundraising: How to Navigate Virtually

One of the biggest questions Global Brigades leaders are facing as they approach the new school year is “how are we going to recruit and fundraise virtually?” More than ever, it is essential to create a strategy to recruit volunteers and fundraise donation goals to support and pa…

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Chapter Social Media Account Best Practices

By Social Media Intern, Ellie Sabourin Joining a Global Brigades Chapter can be one of the most life changing decisions that you’ll make during your time in university. By joining a Chapter or even Becoming a Chapter President, you’ll have the opportunity to build your leadership…

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