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Water Brigades @

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA

CHAPTER STATS

$49,128

FUNDRAISED

8

BRIGADES

43

VOLUNTEERS

42

CHAPTER MEMBERS

RESOURCES

SPONSORS

University of California Santa Barbara is a chapter of Global Water Brigades, an international movement of university students working alongside local communities and technicians to implement clean water systems in the developing world. Water systems are designed, planned, and budgeted with partner communities and local leaders are identified by the community to serve as the community’s Water Council, which collects monthly water fees from households to operate and maintain the constructed water system. It then takes several months of construction by volunteers, staff and community members to complete and can include several large scale components, such as dams and storage tanks in order to pipe clean water to individual homes. nnIn conjunction with our Water Program, Global Brigades also supports communities with healthcare, economic development and sanitation 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.
RECENT OR UPCOMING BRIGADES
University of California Santa Barbara Water Brigade June 2017 Honduras
Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017

Global Brigades offers 7-day Water Brigades throughout the year in Honduras. Water Brigades' mission is to empower communities to access sufficient clean water through infrastructural development, water treatment, community leader training and education. Water Brigades volunteers assist in implementing clean water systems to prevent water-related illnesses in communities with limited access to clean water. One of the fundamental roadblocks to community development is lack of clean water. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier, more productive lives. Volunteers work side-by-side with community members as well as with our in-country project technicians in all aspects of the water system's construction while learning about its design, functionality, and long-term sustainability.
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volunteers needed

Chapter Contribution for 2018 Brigades
Jan 01, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017

Donate on behalf of this Global Water Brigades chapter to meet their minimum $1,500 USD annual chapter contribution goal, so they can mobilize Water Brigade volunteers for the Sep 2017- Oct 2018 Brigade Season.
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University of California Santa Barbara Public Health/Water Brigades June 2016 Honduras
Jun 13, 2016 - Jun 21, 2016

Global Brigades offers 7-day Water Brigades throughout the year in Honduras. Water Brigades' mission is to empower communities to access sufficient clean water through infrastructural development, water treatment, community leader training and education. Water Brigades volunteers assist in implementing clean water systems to prevent water-related illnesses in communities with limited access to clean water. One of the fundamental roadblocks to community development is lack of clean water. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier, more productive lives. Volunteers work side-by-side with community members as well as with our in-country project technicians in all aspects of the water system's construction while learning about its design, functionality, and long-term sustainability.
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Chapter Contribution for 2017 Brigades
Jan 01, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

Donate on behalf of this Global Water Brigades chapter to meet their minimum $1,500 USD annual chapter contribution goal, so they can mobilize Water Brigade volunteers for the Sep 2016- Oct 2017 Brigade Season.
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University of California Santa Barbara Water Brigades June 2015 Honduras
Jun 15, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

Global Brigades offers 7-10 day Water Brigades throughout the year in Honduras and Ghana. Water Brigades\'s mission is to empower communities to access sufficient clean water through infrastructural development, water treatment, community leader training and education. Water Brigades volunteers assist in implementing clean water systems to prevent water-related illnesses in communities with limited access to clean water. One of the fundamental roadblocks to community development is lack of clean water. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier, more productive lives. Volunteers work side-by-side with community members as well as with our in-country project technicians in all aspects of the water system\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s construction while learning about its design, functionality, and long-term sustainability.
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UC Santa Barbara Water Brigade June 2014 Honduras
Jun 17, 2014 - Jun 23, 2014

Water Brigade volunteers will spend 7 days in Honduras implementing a water system to prevent water related illnesses in a community with limited access to a sufficient quantity and quality of clean water. Volunteers receive a comprehensive introduction to the water issues by seeing the community\'s current water situation first hand, and meeting and discussing the issues with community members and leaders. With a holistic understanding of the community\'s challenges and the Water Brigades\' solution, volunteers work side-by-side with community members to construct the new water system. Volunteers may work on a piping system, water storage unit, small dam, water treatment unit or another infrastructural project. Additionally volunteers partner with the community\'s Basic Sanitation Committee and provide education and training to proliferate knowledge about proper water use, and proper sanitation and hygiene practices. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water and proper sanitation and hygiene practices, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier and more productive lives.
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UCSB Water Brigade June 2013 Honduras
Jun 19, 2013 - Jun 25, 2013

Water Brigade volunteers will spend 7 days in Honduras implementing a water system to prevent water related illnesses in a community with limited access to a sufficient quantity and quality of clean water. Volunteers receive a comprehensive introduction to the water issues by seeing the community\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s current water situation first hand, and meeting and discussing the issues with community members and leaders. With a holistic understanding of the community\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s challenges and the Water Brigades\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' solution, volunteers work side-by-side with community members to construct the new water system. Volunteers may work on a piping system, water storage unit, small dam, water treatment unit or another infrastructural project. Additionally volunteers partner with the community\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Basic Sanitation Committee and provide education and training to proliferate knowledge about proper water use, and proper sanitation and hygiene practices. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water and proper sanitation and hygiene practices, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier and more productive lives.
$9,952
of $8,250
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volunteers needed

UCSB Water Brigade June 2012 Honduras
Jun 19, 2012 - Jun 25, 2012

Water Brigade volunteers will spend 7 days in Honduras implementing a water system to prevent water related illnesses in a community with limited access to a sufficient quantity and quality of clean water. Volunteers receive a comprehensive introduction to the water issues by seeing the community’s current water situation first hand, and meeting and discussing the issues with community members and leaders. With a holistic understanding of the community’s challenges and the Water Brigades’ solution, volunteers work side-by-side with community members to construct the new water system. Volunteers may work on a piping system, water storage unit, small dam, water treatment unit or another infrastructural project. Additionally volunteers partner with the community’s Basic Sanitation Committee and provide education and training to proliferate knowledge about proper water use, and proper sanitation and hygiene practices. With a sufficient quantity of properly treated water and proper sanitation and hygiene practices, community members can cut off the connection between water and illness and ultimately live healthier and more productive lives.
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