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Unformatted text preview: Global Brigades Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades Mission : To empower volunteers to facilitate sustainable solutions in under resourced communities Honduras Panama Ghana GLOBAL BRIGADES Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 DENTAL MEDICAL PUBLIC HEALTH WATER ARCHITECTURE MICROFINANCE LAW ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS To empower volunteers, Global Brigades offers 9 skill-based programs PROGRAMS Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 In 2010, through all 9 programs 4,000 + Volunteers 50,000 + Beneficiaries helped IMPACT Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Countries selected based on: Large need in rural areas Strong community partnerships Logistically feasible Safe for volunteers Global Brigades addresses basic needs related to: Healthcare, Water & Sanitation Economics Environment Law Programs are offered in Honduras, Panama, and Ghana WHERE WE WORK Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Hondura s Ghana Panama Dental Medical Microfinanc e Water Architecture Dental Medical Microfinanc e Public Health Water Business Dental Environment al Law Medical PROGRAMS & COUNTRIES Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 What can students accomplish in one week? IMPACT Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 What is YOUR impact? For every 1 volunteer , 1.4 children receive access to higher education. For every 300 volunteers , an entire school can be built. For every $50 , 20% of a classroom wall can be built. MISSION We collaborate with rural communities in Honduras to alleviate needs in health and education infrastructure through design and hands-on construction projects. ARCHITECTURE Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Take part in various aspects of construction: from digging and pouring foundations to constructing steel reinforcement structure, from laying concrete blocks for walls to framing woodwork and roof trusses ARCHITECTURE Work side by side with community members to construct a project that is student designed with input from the community. THE BRIGADE Lead activities related to creative design and construction for the local schoolchildren. Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 Global Brigades, Inc. Copyright 2009 What is YOUR impact?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course ORGANIC CH 308 taught by Professor O connor during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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