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Green Valley News

Walden Grove grad helps UA medical group bringing critical aid to Ghana


While most college students look forward to summer to relax, Sahuarita resident Grace Sisk and the members of the University of Arizona Medical Brigades geared up to travel to some of the world’s poorest countries, bringing with them life-changing opportunities.

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Bowling Green State University News

Global Medical Brigades provide invaluable experience to BGSU students


A group of students will travel to Honduras in the summer of 2019 to volunteer in a medical brigade through the Global Medical Brigades chapter at Bowling Green State University. While in Honduras, students will have the opportunity to assist with medical procedures for people in need of medical attention living in poor communities.

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The Norwester

Hickman’s Harbour woman helps in Honduras

August, 2018

In Honduras, Nikita Marsh worked with other Global Brigades groups and local community volunteers to deliver various medical and dental services.
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STU Global Brigades Install Water Systems in Honduras

July, 2018

“Chelsea Connell and Robyn Metcalfe saw education, community engagement, and social justice come together during the STU Global Brigades water brigade in Honduras. The STU chapter of the international student-led movement spent nine days in Los Terrones, Honduras, working with locals to address concerns about access to clean water, and digging trenches and laying pipes for a new system.”

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Illinois Wesleyan University News

Global Medical Brigades Bring Aid to Honduran Communities


The Illinois Wesleyan University Global Medical Brigades team provided health care to more than 700 people in need and made long-lasting sanitation improvements in several communities during a recent trip to Honduras.

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Magazines at Marquette

Coming Full Circle

June, 2018

A pair of Marquette alumni, former undergraduate brigade volunteers, now physicians return to Nicaragua with Global Brigades as health care professionals.

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Magazines at Marquette

Bringing on the Brigades

June, 2018

Global Brigades celebrates 15 years of service in rural Central America with Marquette University. What started as an idea from a College of Health Sciences student would quickly grow beyond all expectations.

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Journal Pioneer

Jake Shea making second Global Brigades trip to Honduras

April 30, 2018

“We try to make a whole community empowered,” Shea described Global Brigades’ mission. “Eventually, they have everything they need to sustain themselves.” He said 11 communities in Honduras have already gained empowered status. Global Brigades teams are then able to concentrate their efforts in other communities.

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Arcadia University

Video: Visit Nicaragua with Arcadia's Global Brigades Program

Learn how students from Arcadia’s Physician Assistant program are impacted by their travels to Nicaragua with Global Brigades to provide medical and public health outreach in rural regions of the country.

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USC Marshall School of Business

Global Brigades at Marshall

With a passion for change, Global Brigades @ Marshall strives to provide business consulting and strategic investment to support under resourced microenterprises in Panama, Ghana, and Honduras. Selected students have the opportunity to participate in a week-long service learning experience and they work with a local micro-enterprise to improve the success and sustainability of the business. This includes living in the rural community for a week, learning about the business, and using business skills to help with marketing, operations, finance, and accounting. Brigade members will work directly with micro-enterprise members, prepare and present workshops, and spend a few days exploring nearby metropolitan areas

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