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Lessons on Humility costa rica fimrc alumni ghvp global health volunteer program medical student project alajuelita volunteer Jun 14, 2022

Cindy is a fourth year medical student at Marian University. She is currently applying to Family Medicine residency programs with her professional interests including Primary Care, Women's Health, and Global Health. Cindy is a FIMRC alumna- she participated in the Summer International Health...

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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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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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Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer with FIMRC blog ethical volunteering foundations in global health global health essentials student explorer program travel virtual volunteer volunteer volunteer experience May 26, 2021

Get To Know FIMRC

FIMRC is a global nonprofit with a mission to provide access to healthcare around the world. With project sites worldwide, our team connects staff, volunteers, and global health experts with communities in medically underserved countries, and it doesn't stop there. We...

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Preparing for Safe Travel blog covid-19 travel volunteer volunteer experience Feb 16, 2021

As a nonprofit providing healthcare to medically underserved communities worldwide, FIMRC relies on our volunteers and on-site staff to continue serving our project sites. As we’ve transitioned to a virtual space this past year, FIMRC has not forgotten about the travel that connects...

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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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Plot Twists on a Pre-Health Track blog costa rica fimrc alumni fimrc chapters ghnf nicaragua project alajuelita project bududa project limón public health travel nursing uganda volunteer volunteer experience Dec 27, 2017
At risk of coming on way too strong, I’m going to start this off by saying that I would not be the same person if it were not for my involvement in FIMRC.
 
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This is not an infomercial in the form of a blog for some lifetime guarantee that FIMRC will improve your life, and...

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