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Kasapa Online

Global Brigades Commissions water project at Immuna


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The Independent Florida Alligator

Volunteers assemble menstrual kits for Menstrual Hygiene Day


Grayson Hendryx, president of Global Medical Brigades at UF, volunteered during the Monday event. He is currently coordinating a new partnership between his organization and Days for Girls Alachua in hopes of bringing at least 100 menstrual kits to Panama during a Global Medical Brigades volunteer trip in August.

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USC News

Business or social good? USC student chooses both after graduation


He joined an entrepreneurship society and checked out other student organizations, but nothing spoke to him as much as Global Brigades @ Marshall. As a sophomore, he traveled with the student-run business consulting group to Panama to provide advice and support to small businesses in rural communities. It opened Ghabrial’s eyes to the world of microfinance — including using small loans to help lift people out of poverty.

Global Brigades establishes community banks that lend out money at very low rates. These microloans help people build their business and pay back the bank, which then lends the proceeds to another deserving community member.

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The Retriever

UMBC Global Brigades extends to Ghana


For the first time, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Global Brigades traveled to Ghana over spring break to participate in public health projects.

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Medical help for Honduras to include CCC students


A dozen Clinton Community College nursing students will travel to Honduras in March as part of a Global Brigades medical team. Going with them will be CCC associate professor of nursing Cathy Mitchell and several CCC nursing alumni, who are registered nurses.

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The Miami Hurricane

UM Global Medical Brigades to provide medical care for Panama’s underprivileged communities


This winter break, 29 undergraduate students will take a week-long medical service trip to the communities of Tranquilla and El Retiro in West Panama.

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The Medium

Crossing borders to provide medical aid


Within U of T, there are boundless opportunities for students to act on whatever passion they wish. Some students desire to help others in need, whether it be through academic assistance on campus, or across seas and borders to provide humanitarian services.

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Brooklyn College News

Brooklyn College Global Medical Brigades Focuses on Sustainable Health in Central Panama


Brooklyn College senior Raisa Santos and sophomore Sadiya Hoque know the importance of understanding the political and structural problems facing developing nations and their citizens. As members of the Brooklyn College Global Medical Brigades (BCGMB), they joined 11 other Brooklyn College students, and Ernesto Cuba of the Graduate Center of The City University of New York, on a weeklong trip to the towns of Cañazas, Guacuco Guna, and Guacuco Latino in Central Panama this past August.

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SMU The Daily Campus

The Club on Campus that’s Changing Lives Overseas


On Sunday evenings, Pre-Med student Jordan Sullivan heads to Hyer Hall for an important meeting. In room 111, SMU’s chapter of the Global Medical Brigade meets for its weekly meeting. The crew may not look like much on its own, together they are making a difference, providing medical care for those in need. Junior Bryce Jenson is a member of the club.

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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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