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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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
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

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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):
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Social Work
  • Health Professions
  • Public Health
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2016
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