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!
TREATING ELIESER Beginnings of a New Referral System Brittany Estok, 04/14/2010 Every year Global Medical Brigades continues to expand by bringing thousands of volunteers that see and treat tens of thousands of patients. Not only is GMB expanding in numbers, but we are also increasing the quality of care provided. One way we are working […]
These diseases can be prevented and the quality of life can be improved. It does take help, though. Partnering hand-in-hand, we can give these children a brighter future. Through working together, it is possible to transform the health of rural Honduras.
“He wants us to use what we learn in the classroom to reach out to the world around us. This project is revealing in that we aren’t just here to get credit for school. We are able to use our abilities in everyday life…” –Farewell High School student, Ivy Whitmore
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Global Brigades partner, Friends of Honduran Children (FoCH) is a thriving non-profit organization based in Peterborough, Ontario in Canada that annually organizes three Medical Brigades. In the last eight years, Dr. Hardy Friesen has been instrumental with the development of FoHC Medical Brigades. Under his direction, FoHC Medical Brigades provided $1 million worth of medicine […]
Paul Jones is a 2nd year medical student at McMaster University who recently joined the founding Board of Global Brigades Canada. He brings his experience from Medical Brigades with Friends of Honduran Children as well as his social entrepreneurship experience with Students Offering Support to Global Brigades. Our journey began at 1 am on a […]