How Educators Are Combatting Virtual Learning Fatigue

Educators are being put under extreme pressure to prevent virtual learning fatigue. Our TeleBrigade programs help teachers bring real health and economic cases to students. Check out these testimonials from educators who’ve engaged their students with TeleBrigades.

Virtual Fundraising: 5 Covid-Friendly Fundraising Ideas

Fundraising in a pandemic can be hard, but it’s definitely not impossible. Check out these 5 COVID-safe fundraising ideas that you can use right now!

Medical Spanish for Beginners: The Ultimate Resource for Med Students & Volunteers

Written by Senior Marketing Associate Sydney Colbert and GB Honduras Program Associate Manager Yessica Rodriguez The Benefits of Being Bilingual in Healthcare If you’re reading this blog post, you already know that learning a new language can be scary. A quivering voice, sw…

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The Big Picture: How Medical Brigades Form a Global Perspective on Healthcare

The more I understood the health system, the more I was able to see health disparities in quality and access to care. It is one thing to read about these issues on paper. It is completely different to see it in person. Being in the community gave me an awareness of the standards …

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Transforming Volunteer Experiences into a Meaningful Career: An Interview with Radhika Prabhu

We spoke with Radhika Prabhu, Executive Director of the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council at the U.S. Department of State, about how she transformed her volunteer experiences into a meaningful career.

The Power of 10: A Decade of Impact with Global Brigades

Over the past 10 years, Global Brigades has celebrated incredible moments of impact as well as challenging moments of hardship. From global pandemics to the expansion of virtual TeleBrigades, we’ve allowed all of our experiences to root us even deeper into our mission and expand …

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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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