Brigade Information

Dates: June 14 - June 20, 2011

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University of California Santa Barbara is a chapter of Global Public Health Brigades, an international movement of university students working to improve health conditions in the developing world. Through an evidence-based model, we work alongside local community members to build projects that tangibly improve lives in Honduras, Nicaragua and Ghana. Volunteers work with local masons and families to build eco-stoves, latrines, concrete floors, showers, and/or water storage units. To ensure long-term sustainability and maintenance, the Public Health program team trains and empowers local community leaders in the formation of a Basic Sanitation Committee. The Basic Sanitation Committee is responsible for carrying out in-home assessments and monitoring the status of the projects. nnIn conjunction with our Public Health Program, Global Brigades also supports communities with healthcare, economic development and clean water projects, and uniquely implements these programs in a holistic model to meet a community’s health and economic goals. Our model systematically builds community ownership and collaboratively executes programs with the end goal of sustainably evolving to a relationship of impact monitoring. To learn more, please visit www.globalbrigades.org.


Brigade Fundraisers (20)

Volunteers by most donations raised


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Amanda Gonzalez donated 535.0000 | 4033 days ago
Amanda Gonzalez donated 535.0000 | 4033 days ago
Amanda Beaudry donated 85.0000 | 4036 days ago
Amanda Beaudry donated 85.0000 | 4036 days ago
Tyler Watson donated 436.0000 | 4038 days ago
Tyler Watson donated 436.0000 | 4038 days ago
Lais Ribeiro donated 185.0000 | 4038 days ago
Lais Ribeiro donated 185.0000 | 4038 days ago
Lais Ribeiro donated 185.0000 | 4039 days ago
Lais Ribeiro donated 185.0000 | 4039 days ago

June 2011 UCSB Public Health Brigade

Public Health Brigades at University of California Santa Barbara

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$24,407  raised of $26,315 goal


20

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7

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