River Valley High School Global Health Squads



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    River Valley High School aims to improve health care access and sanitation infrastructure for children in under resourced communities abroad. Our Squad travels abroad to support health screenings for children while leading educational healthcare workshops and small construction projects in the school that improve healthcare. Each of our student volunteers has a donation goal to help cover logistical expenses while abroad such as transport, local staff, meals, insurance, accommodations, but most important, the year-round follow-up to our project by local staff to ensure the sustainability over time. Squads Abroad is a 501c3 non-profit working to improve health, education and economic outcomes in the developing world with our parent organization Global Brigades. DUE DATES, AND HOW TO REGISTER:
    Individual Donation Goal: $1990 per student includes $1290 in-country donation and $700 airfare donation
    Due Dates: $250 deposit to secure space due January 31, 2021, $700 airfare donation due March 15, 2022 and final program donation balance due April 15, 2022. Group Flight Information- American Airlines:

    May 21: AA2578 departs San Diego @ 11:54pm, arrives Miami, May 22 @ 7:50am, AA1407 departs Miami@ 10:30am arrives Panama @ 12:32pm.

    May 28: AA2192 departs Panama @ 1:45pm, arrives Miami @ 5:55pm, AA2578 departs Miami @ 9:00pm arrives San Diego @ 10:48pm.

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Global Health Squads mobilizes students abroad to help improve health care access and sanitation infrastructure for children in under-resourced communities abroad. Projects include: mobile health clinics for children, building handwashing stations at schools, providing nutrition education and dental and vision clinics. Health Squads is a program of Global Brigades, a highly recognized international development organization that uniquely implements a Holistic Model that targets specific UN Sustainable Development goals within partner communities. Our model systematically builds community ownership and collaboratively executes programs with the end goal of sustainably transitioning to a relationship of impact monitoring.
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Erik Werner Updated the chapter information Dec 17, 2021

Erik Werner Updated the chapter information Dec 17, 2021