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Travel Nursing in Action blog costa rica covid-19 fimrc nursing project alajuelita travel nursing volunteer experience Nov 09, 2021

As she writes in her blog, Chandler has always wanted to apply her nursing career globally, connecting her skills with the healthcare needs of children around the world. Needless to say, FIMRC’s mission of providing access to healthcare to low resource and medically underserved families...

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Inspiration from FIMRC Chapter Executive Board blog chapters costa rica india professional development project alajuelita project kodaikanal virtual volunteer volunteer Oct 04, 2021

FIMRC Chapters have always been a key reinforcement in accomplishing FIMRC’s mission through their pillars: volunteering, fundraising, and advocating on behalf of FIMRC. Many chapters continued their support throughout the academic year of 2020, despite its hectic uncertainty within their...

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UNFPA Provides Sexual Health Care in Costa Rica costa rica fimrc partnerships fimrc programs partnerships press release project alajuelita reproductive health Aug 20, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (August 20, 2021) – Since September 2019, the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have partnered to bring sexual health care to the population of Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica by...

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What It's Like Volunteering in Costa Rica blog costa rica covid-19 ethical volunteering ghvp global health volunteer program project alajuelita volunteer Jul 29, 2021

When we announced that travel to Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica would reopen, we received a lot of excited emails from our FIMRC family asking a bunch of different questions about accommodations, COVID precautions, travel and more. We thought that a great way to help answer these questions and...

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Student-Athletes Volunteer at Project Alajuelita blog costa rica ethical volunteering ghvp global health volunteer program project alajuelita volunteer volunteer experience Jul 05, 2021

FIMRC volunteers make the world go round', but did you know that not all participants volunteer directly through FIMRC? Recently, we had Student-Athletes Abroad with Beyond Sports volunteer at FIMRC Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica, as the first on-site volunteers since COVID! We love partnering...

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Parasites Without Borders Creates Pop-Up Fundraiser for FIMRC costa rica dominican republic ecuador fimrc partnerships peru press release project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project huancayo project la merced project restauración uganda May 21, 2021

NEW YORK CITY, New York (May 1, 2021) – Starting today and running through the end of July, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders (PWB) will be matched by the organization and donated to the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) with a minimum pledged...

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What are Virtual Clinical Observations? blog clinical observations costa rica ecuador project alajuelita project anconcito virtual programs Mar 06, 2021

What Are Virtual Clinical Observations? 

Since the COVID-19 pandemic brought international travel to a halt, FIMRC has begun offering an array of Virtual Volunteer Programs for those interested in the field of global health. Our virtual clinical observations are a component of the Virtual...

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Clemson Partners With FIMRC to Provide Global Health Education costa rica fimrc partnerships partnerships press release project alajuelita project bududa uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Feb 26, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (February 26, 2021) – The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) has shifted its volunteer platform to the virtual space due to the halt placed on international travel. With that, FIMRC has relied heavily on valued partnerships to advocate...

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Juana's Story: Accessing Medical Care as a Nicaraguan Refugee blog clinical observations community stories costa rica fimrc programs project alajuelita volunteer Aug 08, 2019

Volunteers who serve at Project Alajuelita in Costa Rica are often inspired by the patients seen at the FIMRC clinic. Witnessing the resilience that our community members have is a profound experience. One patient in particular has been a source of inspiration for staff, community members, and...

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8 Ways to Make an Ethical Impact Abroad blog costa rica dominican republic ecuador ethical volunteering fimrc chapters ghvp india nicaragua peru project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project huancayo project kodaikanal project la merced project limón project restauración uganda volunteer Mar 29, 2018

When considering traveling for an international volunteer trip, we believe there's a right way to do it! There are many options for individuals eager to make a difference abroad. We have compiled a list of eight ethical practices to consider before serving overseas to keep your efforts...

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