Brigade Information

Dates: March 12 - March 18, 2016

Country: Nicaragua

University of Maryland Baltimore County 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

Brigade Fundraisers (18)

Volunteers by most donations raised

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Angelica Fell donated $50.00 | 2410 days ago
Margaret Vyas donated $800.00 | 2412 days ago
Guest User donated $450.00 | 2413 days ago
Angelica Fell donated $150.00 | 2413 days ago
Finot Aklilu donated $650.00 | 2413 days ago
Mignot Aklilu donated $150.00 | 2413 days ago
Guest User donated $200.00 | 2413 days ago
Pha Huynh donated $800.00 | 2413 days ago
Beth Kalb donated $275.00 | 2413 days ago
Falak Malik donated 800.0000 | 2414 days ago

University of Maryland Baltimore County Public Health Brigade March 2016 Nicaragua

Public Health Brigades at University of Maryland Baltimore County


$28,112  raised of $26,976 goal







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