GSU Public Health Brigade to Nicaragua

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  • Location(s): Nicaragua
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Volunteer
This program doesn't accept outside students

Students have the opportunity to serve abroad in Nicaragua where they will construct in-home infrastructures to benefit the living conditions of the families. The Public Health Brigade is part of a holistic model constructed by the Global Brigades... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 4 Reviews
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A student studying abroad with GSU Public Health Brigade to Nicaragua
I overcame fears of traveling to an unfamiliar place and not speaking the language, and was absolutely delighted by my experience. The connections made with the locals and my group were beyond powerful. I laughed and cried more than I would have ever imagined. I am forever thankful for this opportunity and will carry these memor... - Governors State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about the culture and their values. The people from Nicaragua are very resourceful and so humble. - Governors State University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with GSU Public Health Brigade to Nicaragua
March 21, 2018 Cloud 9
Yes it was worth it. I gained a widened world view and a greater appreciation for various resources I took for granted such as hot water and plastic bottle containers. - Governors State University View Entire Review
It was eye-opening to see a people with so little, yet who were so content. I never heard one complaint from anyone. It made me reflect on myself and my country. The United States is a powerful and rich country, yet we have some of the most unhappy, ungrateful, and complaining people. I left Nicaragua much more appreciative of t... - Governors State University View Entire Review

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Students have the opportunity to serve abroad in Nicaragua where they will construct in-home infrastructures to benefit the living conditions of the families. The Public Health Brigade is part of a holistic model constructed by the Global Brigades
Dates: January 4-10

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Volunteer
Program Length(s):
  • January Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Health Professions
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2016
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