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.

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!

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.

Global Brigades Announces TeleBrigades: International Community Service for All

How do we teach students to be Global Citizens and make a global impact in a virtual environment? We are excited to introduce you to TeleBrigades, the highest impact international sustainable development volunteer program, which also happens to be completely virtual.

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