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Brigades

GBC is offering  new Brigade opportunities!

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Who? What? Where? Why? Everything you need to know!

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We are a group of change makers trying to improve the world!

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Want to join the team? Recruitment for the 2016-17 Brigade is open now!

Latest News

    • Applications are now open!
    • We will be accepting applications until April 12th!

 

Welcome to Global Brigades Calgary!

We are a not for profit University of Calgary club that is looking to provide sustainable economic growth within developing countries. Our current Brigade will be going to Honduras at the start of May!

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Quick Facts

  • We are a University of Calgary Student’s Union Club.
  • We will be hosting 4 Brigades for 2017: Business, Engineering, Public Health, and Water.
  • A Brigade costs about $2,000 per person. Although your Executive Team works very hard to fundraise and cut the costs!
  • Last year each Brigadier had L2000 ($100) to donate to the community of Fray Lázaro.
  • Currently, more than 50% of Honduran citizens live in poverty.
  • Since 2004 Global Brigades has sent 1,806 Brigades helping over 400,000 community members.