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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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World Tuberculosis Day blog dominican republic fimrc programs global health hiv project bududa project restauración tb tuberculosis uganda Mar 24, 2021

World Tuberculosis Day

Did you know that tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide? While this disease is both treatable and curable, lack of proper healthcare in low-resource communities leaves people at high risk for this disease. Wednesday, March 24th marks World...

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Falling in Love with Public Health blog dominican republic fimrc staff highlight project restauración public health Aug 30, 2019

Our next FIMRC alumni blog post comes from Joe South, who helped open FIMRC’s site at Project Restauración, Dominican Republic in 2012 and served as our Field Operations Manager (FOM) there until 2014. Read on to learn more about Joe’s unexpected path to a career in public...

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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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4 Misconceptions About International Service Trips blog dominican republic ethical volunteering fimrc alumni ghvp global health volunteer program project restauración volunteer experience Mar 15, 2018

Misconception #1: You Must Be Completely Fluent To Be Of Use In Spanish Speaking Countries.

As someone who took four years of Spanish in high school and two Spanish classes while in college, I figured I could get around with the Spanish I had learned over the past 5/6 years. I quickly...

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