Global Brigades USA

  • About Global Brigades USA
    Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers and under-resourced communities to resolve global health and economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work towards an equal world. Since 2005, more than 30,000 volunteers from 800 university groups have traveled to implement our nine skill-based programs to benefit more than 600,000 community members in Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Ghana.

PROGRAMS (23)

Environmental Brigades
Environmental Brigades volunteers work with rural families and community leaders to improve environmental sustainability and livelihood. During the brigade, volunteers utilize household surveys conduc
Microfinance Brigades
Microfinance Brigade volunteers work with community bank loan officers to consult potential borrowers on improving financial sustainability through a 7 day Microfinance Brigade in Honduras. Student vo
Human Rights Brigades
Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourc
Summer Programs
Global Brigades Summer Programs make up some of the most high-impact, experiential learning programs in the world. Global Brigades offers 1-3 week summer opportunities for all sorts of volunteers, whe
Engineering Brigades
Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourc
Water Brigades
Water Brigade volunteers implement water systems to prevent communicable illnesses in communities through 7 day Water Brigades in Honduras or Ghana. Student volunteers can either join an existing Wate
Global Brigades Interns/Staff
Global Brigades USA is the world\\\'s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under reso
Public Health Brigades
Public Health Brigade volunteers empower under resourced communities in the developing world to decrease life threatening diseases by improving home infrastructure and providing public health educatio
Architecture Brigades
Architecture Brigade volunteers design and construct schools for communities through a 7 day Architecture Brigade in Honduras. Once a University Chapter expresses their interest, they will be provided
Alumni Network
Activities for Alumni Brigaders
Dental Brigades
Dental Brigade volunteers have the opportunity to shadow licensed dentists in urgent and preventive dental services in communities with limited access to healthcare through a one week Dental Brigade i
Medical Brigades
Medical Brigade volunteers have the opportunity to shadow licensed doctors in medical consultations and assist in a pharmacy under the direction of licensed pharmacists through a one week Medical Brig
Global Brigades Events
Join Global Brigades Events to interact with other brigade leaders around the country!
Summer Special Projects - Honduras, Panama, Ghana
The Summer Special Projects program is a competitive 4-week program in Honduras and Panama, and Ghana. The internship offers a unique opportunity to work alongside program staff to perpetuate communit
Sustainable Development Brigades
Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourc
Interpreters for Panama Brigades
Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourc
Law Brigades
Law Brigades volunteers work with Panamanian lawyers to provide pro-bono legal consulting to rural communities. Volunteers offer services through a free legal clinic, where volunteers shadow and assis
Sustainable Exit Fund
It is our goal to make every one of the hundreds of communities we work in sustainable and thriving places to work, raise families and live healthy lives. That is why we created the Sustainable Exit F
Program Funds
Fundraisers for Global Brigades' Program Funds: Sustainable Health Fund, Clean Water Fund, Community Investment Fund, Health Household Fund and Women's Empowerment Fund.
Special Projects
Global Brigades USA is the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Our mission is to empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourc
Business Brigades
Business Brigades volunteers work with community bank loan officers to consult potential borrowers on improving financial sustainability through a 8 day Business Brigade in Panama or 10 day brigade in
Referral Program
A sustainable part of the medical program in which patients can further acquire the health care that they need.
Global Brigades Institutes
The three Global Brigades Institutes The Institute for Global Health, The Institute for Sustainable Development and the Institute for Language and Culture function as the educational arms of the organ